Urban Planning

Reports

Report: Philadelphia is the largest distressed city in the U.S.

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Development

Amtrak unveils design proposal for 30th Street Station Plaza

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Urban Planning

Knight Foundation grants provide opportunities for city design, immigrants in Philadelphia

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Petitions

Philly urbanist PAC petition opposes PPA billboard expansion

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Documentaries

New documentary takes aim at Philly urban planning pioneer Ed Bacon

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Government

Philadelphia issues action guide on 'disastrous' Trump plan to stunt affordable housing

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Design

Infrequently Asked Questions: What are the origins of the Philly rowhome?

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Real Estate

Second Jewelers Row property gets zoning approval for residential condos

Jewelers Row property zoning permit

Budgets

Philly's $500M effort to improve parks, libraries on hold until soda tax litigation resolved

Philadelphia Playground

Infrastructure

New 'PennDOT Connects' program will engage communities in early project planning

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Urban Planning

Infrequently Asked Questions: What is a middle neighborhood?

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Urban Planning

Maps: How does Philly's population density compare to other cities?

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The Arts

Mural Arts Philadelphia announces artist roster for Monument Lab exhibition

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Development

Design award goes to Philly's 'daring' 30th Street Station District plan

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Sustainability

Jim Kenney unveils Philadelphia's updated sustainability plan

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Transportation

Philadelphia finally opens first protected bike lanes

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Transportation

U.S. Department of Transportation seeks ideas for redesign of Vine Street Expressway

Vine Street Expressway

Urban Planning

Philly to adopt disaster protection plan for historic buildings

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Transportation

Slew of protected bike lanes planned for Philly streets

Development

Old City District presents Vision 2026 development goals

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Development

DVRPC approves pedestrian bridge in Villanova, $7.6 million for TAP projects

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Design

Two dozen parklets to pop up on Arch Street for AIA Convention

44th Street Parklet

Restaurants

Two-story restaurant coming to 40th Street trolley station

40th Street Trolley Car Station

Development

ACT CEO: Turn Philly's Logan Circle back into a square

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Lifestyle

NJ photogs explore decaying structures in name of preservation

Abandoned NJ Power plant

Lifestyle

Five for Friday: Author Charles Leadbeater

Charles Leadbeater

Lifestyle

Infrequently Asked Questions: When did Rittenhouse Square get its ritzy rep?

Rittenhouse Square

Urban Planning

Philadelphia releases city's first climate-readiness report

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Video Games

Skyless Games to release 'Sim City'-like game based on Philly open data

City Hall Game

Development

Commission approves master plan for Live! Hotel & Casino

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Design

Infrequently Asked Questions: Why do avenues like Passyunk run diagonally?

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Design

Headhouse Square is getting a modern makeover

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Development

Fear of gentrification could be behind Point Breeze pop-up garden controversy

Point Breeze Pop-Up Sign

Development

Point Breeze Pop-Up shut down by L&I for second time

Point Breeze Pop-Up Sign

Urban Planning

University City District unveils Philly's longest parklet yet

Longest Parklet

Urban Planning

City releases final Greenworks progress report on sustainability plan

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Development

Could a Point Breeze pop-up garden bring commerce back to 'The Breeze'?

Point Breeze Pop-Up Sign

Development

Five exciting Philly projects on the horizon for 2016

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The Arts

Philly ranked one of best U.S. cities for street art: Huffington Post

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Urban Planning

Nutter signs legislation paving way for Gallery renovations

The Gallery

Urban Planning

Monument Lab rethinks public art & space

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Parks and Recreation

Parks for the People

Philadelphia Playground

City Council

City Council raises concerns about Gallery redevelopment plans

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Urban Planning

City Planning Commission approves steps toward Gallery renovation

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Urban Planning

Parker Spruce Hotel to be revamped into three-star hotel

Parker Spruce Hotel

Urban Planning

East Passyunk 'gateway' project breaks ground, changes look

Groundbreaking East Passyunk Gateway