Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia 2035’

As The Zoning Code Turns One, A Reminder That Planning Is Political

As The Zoning Code Turns One, A Reminder That Planning Is Political

August 8, 2013  |  Soapbox

The first in our assessment of the new zoning code on its first anniversary, Sandy Smith explores the rewards and dangers of an inherently political process > more

Grants Secured For Two Frankford Improvement Projects

Grants Secured For Two Frankford Improvement Projects

May 30, 2013  |  Morning Blend

A half-million to fuel development in Lower Northeast District, shortening the leash on deadbeats contracted by the School District, Wayne Junction-area daycare proposal not too popular, and > 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

Finnigan's Opposition

Finnigan’s Opposition

August 13, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Why neighbors of Spring Garden's Finnigan's Wake are anxious once more, unpopular plans for waterfront apartment building approved, Lower Northeast plans look at short and long term, and rental homes finished in Northern Liberties > more

The Untenability Of Alternative Art Galleries

The Untenability Of Alternative Art Galleries

August 9, 2012  |  Morning Blend

The obstacles for the city's art spaces, the contorted art of delivering a crane to the Goldtex building, the Lower Northeast Plan gets some last community vetting before being set to the PCPC, and Cole Hamels helps to realize a modern playground in North Philadelphia > more