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Opinion: Stop Treating Philly's Historic Buildings Like a Burden

Despite the historic importance of a vast majority of the city of Philadelphia's buildings, demolitions are happening at a faster rate than ever.

June 3, 2021 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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It's Official: Philadelphia Planning Offices Reorganized

The new Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development combines agencies that formerly oversaw housing, development, and planning.

July 9, 2017 - PlanPhilly

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