July 1: Lessons from the tax lien sale | Verdant Temple | Philly From Above

Governor Tom Wolf vetoed the Republican legislature’s budget, which contained none of his three key priorities.

If we’re judging by the number of tax liens sold, the city’s tax lien sale wasn’t terribly successful for a variety of reasons Holly Otterbein addresses, but the threat of the lien sale turned out to be pretty successful at getting a lot of tax delinquent property owners to pay up in advance of the sale

Airlines will spend up to $2 billion on improvements to PHL International under a new lease agreement. Maybe some of that can go toward making the airport rail experience less frustrating?

The Clean Air Council is suing the state for rejecting the 2015 building code standards set by the International Code Council, whose codes are in use across the U.S.

Brandywine gave photographer Cory Popp unlimited access to the rooftops of their buildings, and the resulting video is gorgeous. 

A sneak peek at the Verdant Temple campus master plan. We got to see more of the plan at Design Advocacy Group a couple months ago, and I think people are going to be impressed.

Despite all the talk about the death of malls during the recession, the King of Prussia Mall is undergoing a 170,000 square foot expansion that will accommodate 50 more stores.  

FHWA has known about the benefits of protected intersections for 40 years, but only now that city street politics are changing is anyone considering creating some. 

A fun post at Vox about the US bike craze in the early 1900’s, when we were a world leader in bike infrastructure and Los Angeles built a bike highway. 

 

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