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Greg Meckstroth

Moving The Machine Forward In Old City

Moving The Machine Forward In Old City

May 20, 2013  |  News

The trouble with Old City? After six years of struggles to redevelop the Samuel Machinery Company building, the project is finally moving forward. Apartments and a large retail space will be ready next year. Greg Meckstroth reports > more

Transformative Architects Set Eyes On North Broad Street

Transformative Architects Set Eyes On North Broad Street

April 9, 2013  |  Vantage

Award winning Oslo firm Snøhetta is bringing its transformative architecture to Temple University. Greg Meckstroth spoke with senior partner Craig Dykers to see what it means for North Broad Street—and the future of libraries > more

Waterfront Planners See Big Impact From Small Projects Underway

Waterfront Planners See Big Impact From Small Projects Underway

March 5, 2013  |  News

The groundbreaking for FringeArts' repurposing of the historic pumping station at Race Street is just one of many ongoing projects on the Delaware Riverfront. Greg Meckstroth reports on this and the others in progress > more

Parking On Eakins Oval To Go Finally In Parkway Shift

Parking On Eakins Oval To Go Finally In Parkway Shift

February 5, 2013  |  News

Will small interventions add up? Four underutilized public spaces to be transformed according to a new plan unveiled last night. Yesterday Greg Meckstroth caught up with parks commissioner Michael DiBerardinis for insight into the plan, which was unveiled last night > more

Parks And Trails Advance On The North Delaware While Real Estate Development Stalls

Parks And Trails Advance On The North Delaware While Real Estate Development Stalls

December 19, 2012  |  News

An earlier effort to encourage residential and mixed use development north of Penn Treaty Park hasn't panned out. But as trail and greenway projects advance, officials reconsider the right approach to former industrial parcels > more