Posts Tagged ‘Dilworth Plaza’

A Monumental Shift At Dilworth Park

A Monumental Shift At Dilworth Park

October 24, 2014  |  Art & Design

Olin's design for Dilworth Park gives Philadelphia what it has long struggled for: a suitably grand approach to the monumental City Hall, says Hidden City co-editor Nathaniel Popkin. Here's his review of the park, now essentially complete > more

On Vincent Kling, 1916–2013

On Vincent Kling, 1916–2013

January 13, 2014  |  Architecture

While Ed Bacon has earned his place as a household name in the lineage of Philadelphia's built environment, an awful lot of that came filtered through the desk of Vincent G. Kling, who quietly passed away a month and a half ago. Brad Maule looks back at what he's left Philadelphia > more

ThinkBike: Dutch Bike Planning Comes To Philly

ThinkBike: Dutch Bike Planning Comes To Philly

June 19, 2012  |  Urbanism

The key to urban bike safety is the use of parking lanes and collaboration with the police, say leading edge Dutch Bike planners, here to to explore the cycling possibilities. They'll present tonight in a public forum at Temple University > more

Take My Stone, Please!

Take My Stone, Please!

February 10, 2012  |  Development

Few people loved the granite that covered Dilworth Plaza except skateboarders, and now they'll get to keep skating on some of it > more

Second Time's the Charm?

Second Time’s the Charm?

January 31, 2012  |  Urbanism

As ground was broken on the new Dilworth Plaza, we look back at what went wrong the first time around > more