The Philadelphia Inquirer

As free-range children become an increasingly rare species, designers and psychologist are also questioning the effects of the sterile, innocuous playgrounds currently in fashion. How can play, and kids, get liberated again?
Yesterday   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia's Yorktown neighborhood, once an experiment in marketing to middle-class African Americans, continues to mean home to its residents as it nears the half-century mark.
Oct 21, 2005   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Edmund Bacon, Philadelphia's most influential planner, died on October 14th, leaving behind a legacy of public service.
Oct 18, 2005   The Philadelphia Inquirer
A City Councilman in Philadelphia proposes changes to the zoning code to protect the city's urban fabric in traditional rowhouse neighborhoods. Changes to requirements for provision of off-street parking are intended to encourage development.
Sep 23, 2005   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Pennsylvania's new BluePrint Communities program gives community groups the resources to manage redevelopment.
Aug 10, 2005   The Philadelphia Inquirer
A lack of city-wide planning has left neighborhoods struggling in the face of an onslaught of development
Aug 9, 2005   The Philadelphia Inquirer
The Clearkin Construction Company was given seven days to vacate the property they'd maintained in Philadelphia for over 50 years to make room for housing.
Jul 21, 2005   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Culture is drawing people to downtowns.
Jul 20, 2005   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Architect Daniel Kelley headed a team that modernized and softened the "Brutalist-style" campus dorm buildings.
Jul 15, 2005   The Philadelphia Inquirer
The historic Philadelphia-area city has been part of a concerted effort to rebuild, but housing, not retail, is where the money is.
Jun 10, 2005   The Philadelphia Inquirer
Quarry sites around the Philadelphia area are being purchased for their redevelopment opportunities.
May 2, 2005   The Philadelphia Inquirer