Oct. 18, 2007
Dear PlanPhilly member,
This week in planning and design news:
Praxis Presents to Planning Commission
On Tuesday, PennPraxis presented to the Philadelphia City Planning Commission the developing vision for the Central Delaware Riverfront, which included both positive and negative public comments from the development community, and received quite a bit of media attention. Read Matt Blanchard’s story and see the video: http://www.planphilly.com/node/2098
KYW City Hall reporter Mike Dunn (http://www.kyw1060.com/Breathtaking-Ideas-for-the-Del–Waterfront/1098214) and Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron (http://changingskyline.blogspot.com) also covered the event.
Dearth of Design Review
Matt Blanchard also reported out an issue that emerged at the monthly meeting of the Zoning Code Commission – the lack of design review in Philadelphia. Click here to read the article: http://www.planphilly.com/node/2065.
PhillySkyline.com Readers’ Visions for the Port Richmond Rail Yards
Read Brad Maule’s PhillySkyline photo and commentary coverage of the 200-acre Conrail property in Port Richmond: http://www.phillyskyline.com.
Civic Vision for the Central Delaware
The presentation of the Civic Vision for the Central Delaware is set for Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. If you haven’t yet, please register today: www.planphilly.com/registration. For more information on the event, click here: http://www.planphilly.com/node/2063.
Every PlanPhilly news story will now end with a comment box. We would love to hear your take on the topics we cover.
Oct. 18: GreenPlan Philadelphia neighborhood outreach – http://www.planphilly.com/node/2087
Oct. 24: Zoning Code Commission informational session – http://www.planphilly.com/node/2026
Nov. 1: Design Advocacy Group monthly meeting – http://www.planphilly.com/node/2085
Nov. 5: Connecting Market East – http://www.planphilly.com/node/2124
Nov. 7: Night Lights on South Broad – http://www.planphilly.com/node/2100
Best until next week,
Matt Golas, Managing Editor