The Philadelphia Inquirer

April 10, 2006, 10am PDT
With litigation costs escalating due to increasingly stringent zoning regulations, many family-owned development firms are forced out of the market by bigger firms that can afford to pay attorney's fees.
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April 5, 2006, 9am PDT
Despite protests from the local community, the unusual alliance and 130-foot tower will benefit both cell phone users and emergency officials looking for fewer dropped calls.
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March 29, 2006, 8am PST
Local residents protest a towering proposed development plan in Philadelphia.
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March 9, 2006, 5am PST
In Philadelphia alone, $250 million in unpaid traffic tickets could be put to use; new collection techniques are now beginning in earnest.
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January 16, 2006, 5am PST
No, this was not the new state slogan selected after close to 12,000 votes among five finalists.
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January 8, 2006, 5am PST
Gov. Rendell, chair of the bi-state Delaware River Port Authority, has threatened a PATCO shutdown if the NJ delegation does not approve funds for dredging the Delaware's main shipping channel.
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December 9, 2005, 12pm PST
A neighborhood association hires a design firm to suggest changes to a developer's plans for a condo tower on top of a parking garage.
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December 5, 2005, 6am PST
Philadelphis is attempting to reduce concentrations of poverty and increase property values through the development of suburban style homes. But is following this national trend right for the city of brotherly love and its most needy residents?
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November 22, 2005, 1pm PST
New Jersey's poorest city has been designated America's most dangerous for a second year in a row.
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November 2, 2005, 11am PST
Philadelphia's Mayor proposes to include the director of the city's planning commission in his cabinent.
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October 21, 2005, 2pm PDT
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.
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October 18, 2005, 5am PDT
Edmund Bacon, Philadelphia's most influential planner, died on October 14th, leaving behind a legacy of public service.
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September 23, 2005, 10am PDT
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.
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August 10, 2005, 6am PDT
Pennsylvania's new BluePrint Communities program gives community groups the resources to manage redevelopment.
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August 9, 2005, 8am PDT
A lack of city-wide planning has left neighborhoods struggling in the face of an onslaught of development
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July 21, 2005, 10am PDT
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.
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July 20, 2005, 8am PDT
Culture is drawing people to downtowns.
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July 15, 2005, 11am PDT
Architect Daniel Kelley headed a team that modernized and softened the "Brutalist-style" campus dorm buildings.
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June 10, 2005, 7am PDT
The historic Philadelphia-area city has been part of a concerted effort to rebuild, but housing, not retail, is where the money is.
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May 2, 2005, 2pm PDT
Quarry sites around the Philadelphia area are being purchased for their redevelopment opportunities.
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