June 29: Avenue of the apartments | Development with own dog park | Philly Stonehenge

Varalli’s closing is another clue that Broad and Locust could be getting a big new mixed-use apartment building.

A proposal for 45 townhomes and a mixed-use buildings at 5th and Girard would include a privately-maintained public dog park.

Counting the ways Independence Mall’s real estate market is picking up.

Some areas still don’t have power after last week’s storm.

What’s up with Philly Stonehenge at Penn’s Landing?

World’s largest rubber duck hates staying afloat, has to go to the “duck doctor.”

Did machine politics make for better governance in cities? Or are issue-based groups’ interests just poorly aggregated at the local level?

National Affairs lays out what they think a center-right urban agenda would look like, with a theme of open versus closed cities

GMU economist Tyler Cowen makes some interesting points about the politics of so-called “sharing economy” services like Uber.

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