Posts Tagged ‘Alan Greenberger’

LOVE And The Purpose Of Public Art

LOVE And The Purpose Of Public Art

February 22, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Artist urges us back to the basics of public art, still waiting for Dilworth Park’s Pulse, honoring the unpretentious Philly dive bar, Alan Greenberger looks back and ahead, and a new mural installation in Fishtown > more

Inside Philly’s 4-Million Gallon Underground Stormwater Tank

Inside Philly’s 4-Million Gallon Underground Stormwater Tank

October 7, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A look at the “less flashy” side of the new Venice Island, musing over that old Philly economic angst, fundraising at Paine’s Park, and 20 new homes for South Kensington > more

Plan To Revitalize Kensington North Of Lehigh Approved

Plan To Revitalize Kensington North Of Lehigh Approved

July 24, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Planning Commission likes what it sees from New Kensington CDC, Philadelphia’s building boom as complimentary across varying sectors, renovating affordable commercial properties in North Philly, and INHP and the economic multiplier effect > more

Taking On The G-Word In G-town

Taking On The G-Word In G-town

May 1, 2014  |  Vantage

Following Spike Lee's soliloquy on it in February, gentrification has a renewed place in the public discourse. That includes in Germantown, where last Saturday, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger moderated a panel discussion the topic. Theresa Everline weighs the concerns voiced there and examines how real the threat of gentrification is in the Northwest neighborhood > more

Historically Designated Brownstones To Be Demolished, Replaced By Apartment Tower

Historically Designated Brownstones To Be Demolished, Replaced By Apartment Tower

October 30, 2013  |  News

The green light's been given to the demolition of two brownstones on the city's Historic Register at 38th & Chestnut. Chris Mote reports that the homes, once the parish house to the adjacent Episcopal Cathedral, will be replaced by a 25-story apartment tower whose profits will go toward a complete restoration of the church and provide new facilities for the Diocese > more