Posts Tagged ‘Reading Viaduct’

What To Do With The City Branch: Make It Part Of A 3 Mile Linear Park and Non-Motorized Transitway

What To Do With The City Branch: Make It Part Of A 3 Mile Linear Park and Non-Motorized Transitway

June 8, 2012  |  Soapbox

With planning to begin on the underground City Branch railroad connecting to the Reading Viaduct, we asked Paul vanMeter of ViaductGreene to present his vision for turning the railbed into a linear park--a search for authenticity and connectivity in the changing city > more

Goldtex Project Calls City-Wide Union Dominance In Construction Into Question

Goldtex Project Calls City-Wide Union Dominance In Construction Into Question

June 6, 2012  |  News

Ryan Briggs reveals what's at stake in the showdown between unions and Post Brothers, the developer who says all-union projects can't be built without public subsidy. The rub: Philadelphia has "Manhattan building costs with Baltimore rents" > more

Planning To Begin On

Planning To Begin On “Submerged” Section Of Viaduct

May 25, 2012  |  Buzz

A top-notch design team will jump-start the planning process for a park that could extend from the elevated Reading Viaduct west to the Rodin Museum > more

With Goldtex Rising Above Viaduct, Some Insights On Real Estate

With Goldtex Rising Above Viaduct, Some Insights On Real Estate

April 12, 2012  |  Buzz

The cost of a new construction multi-family building is more than twice that of a renovation or conversion, say Matt and Mike Pestronik of Post Brothers. We check in with them at their project underway in Callowhill > more

Wissahickon Mural Coming To Chestnut Hill

Wissahickon Mural Coming To Chestnut Hill

April 9, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Golden talks new mural on the Hill, supporters of viaduct project encouraged by recent work, some worried about additional school closings, apartment boom downtown, and checking up on Temple's latest housing development > more