Posts Tagged ‘urban agriculture’

Historic Designation For Suffragette Meeting House In Somerton

Historic Designation For Suffragette Meeting House In Somerton

October 14, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Victorian farmhouse designated nationally historic, reuse likely for Loudoun Mansion, NGT maps out path to protect 28 more gardens, House of Corrections in need of more space, a photography exhibit at the Barnes, and the marketing gimmick of renaming Columbus Boulevard > more

Solomonic Insight Needed In St. Laurentius Reuse

Solomonic Insight Needed In St. Laurentius Reuse

September 19, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Urbanist urges compromise on St. Laurentius, dreaming of a 24-hour city, public bidding process to be revamped, and raising awareness for an endangered community garden > more

Planning Commission Signs Off On New Penn Medical Facility

Planning Commission Signs Off On New Penn Medical Facility

May 26, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Penn Tower replacement approved by planning commission, two West Philly community gardens safe from sheriff’s sale for now, South Philly school to get $100K for playground improvements, anti-gentrification graffiti in West Philly, and Habitat for Humanity begins work on 21 homes near Temple > more

Mapping Land Value For 2017

Mapping Land Value For 2017

April 20, 2016  |  Morning Blend

A visualization of OPA’s land-based assessments, Planning Commission not keen on Clarke’s Brewerytown rezoning proposal, and Strawberry Mansion High community garden receives improvements > more

The Good Planning & Bad Politics Of Parking Standards

The Good Planning & Bad Politics Of Parking Standards

April 13, 2016  |  Morning Blend

City Council still weary of reduced parking standards, endangered community garden safe for now, another Wawa for Center City, and looking back at a transformed 17th & Carpenter > more