Posts Tagged ‘urban design’

New Schuylkill River Trail Extension Now Open

New Schuylkill River Trail Extension Now Open

February 15, 2018  |  Urbanism

Michael Bixler takes us on a stroll down the newest segment of the Schuylkill River Trail > more

With A Little Help From Frank Furness, We Evaluate 10 New Projects

With A Little Help From Frank Furness, We Evaluate 10 New Projects

June 23, 2017  |  Architecture

Hidden City architecture critic Jason Lempieri summons the spirit of Frank Furness in this appraisal of Philly's newest urban forms > more

The Gallery: Finally The Destination Ed Bacon Hoped For?

The Gallery: Finally The Destination Ed Bacon Hoped For?

March 23, 2017  |  Urbanism

PREIT's transformation of The Gallery into an upscale shopping outlet promises to be the suburban-minded downtown destination that the first mall failed to deliver. Contributor Chris Giuliano takes a look at the redevelopment of East Market and Edmond Bacon's original plan > more

Shaping A New Urban Crossroads At 33rd And Chestnut

Shaping A New Urban Crossroads At 33rd And Chestnut

January 18, 2017  |  Art & Design

Contributor Ann de Forest stands at the confluence of Penn and Drexel's campuses where a once listless intersection is being redefined with energy, connectivity, and strategic design > more

DesignPhiladelphia Hits <em>Home</em> With This Year's Festival

DesignPhiladelphia Hits Home With This Year’s Festival

October 5, 2016  |  Art & Design

This year's DesignPhiladelphia festival kicks into full swing tomorrow featuring 100 events over the next two weeks. Michael Bixler has these staff picks. > more