Posts Tagged ‘Lower Northeast District Plan’

O'Neill's Attempt To Repeal New Commercial Zoning In NE Advances; Here's Why It Matters

O’Neill’s Attempt To Repeal New Commercial Zoning In NE Advances; Here’s Why It Matters

December 13, 2012  |  Soapbox

Castor Avenue is poised to become the Northeast's "downtown"--the kind of a walkable and engaging shopping district the growing Northeast deserves. Maneuvers in City Council today may mean another wasted opportunity, argues writer--and Oxford Circle resident--Sandy Smith > more

A Case For An Urban Expressway

A Case For An Urban Expressway

October 19, 2012  |  Soapbox

Turn Roosevelt Boulevard into a submerged expressway with a subway in the middle, argues veteran journalist and new resident of the Lower Northeast Sandy Smith > more

Planning Commission Adopts Plan For Lower Northeast

Planning Commission Adopts Plan For Lower Northeast

October 17, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Rethinking Castor Ave, the last of "Open Air," the collapse of the first South Street Bridge, discussing Chinatown's import, and Boeing assists in surveying the Delaware > more

City To Sell LOVE Park Garage

City To Sell LOVE Park Garage

August 28, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Ahead of planned renovations, the Nutter administration announces the sale of LOVE Park's underground garage; cleaning up Kensington's "Needle Park;" Lower Northeast plan to focus on health and transit; and residential improvements near Rittenhouse Square > more

Where There's A Will, There's A Greenway

Where There’s A Will, There’s A Greenway

August 16, 2012  |  News

The last major open air creek without surrounding green space in the city, the Frankford Creek is poised to be lined by a trail and park connecting the Tacony Creek Park, now under construction, and the Delaware River. A feasibility study for the project will begin in 2013 > more