The Philadelphia Inquirer

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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April 17, 2005, 7am PDT
Philadelphia is experimenting with the latest trend in public housing: creating low-density, mixed income communities in historic-looking rowhouses.
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April 9, 2005, 5am PDT
Philadelphia citizens weigh in on the direction of parking policy in downtown.
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March 24, 2005, 2pm PST
The good news is that Center City's population has jumped. The bad news is that the increase is offset by a loss in office jobs.
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March 23, 2005, 7am PST
Environmental issues are uniting conservatives and liberals even while the nation becomes more polarized.
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January 26, 2005, 5am PST
First Illinois, now New Jersey. Will privatizing toll roads become the next new trend?
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January 3, 2005, 9am PST
Philadelphia Mayor Street's multimillion-dollar effort to reduce blight in city neighborhoods appears to be working.
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December 14, 2004, 12pm PST
Philadelphians debate whether an imitation colonial-style building from the 1960s should be preserved for its historic significance.
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December 7, 2004, 2pm PST
A critique of six civic buildings built since 2001 in Philadelphia.
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November 24, 2004, 2pm PST
San Diego's Downtown Community Plan sets forth a vision for downtown's future growth and development as an intense yet livable place.
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