As Tropical Storm Andrea rushed up the coast Friday and dumped almost 3 inches of rain on Philadelphia within 24 hours, I was able to observe a new green parking lot in action.… Continue reading
We should be! The latest plan for Philadelphia’s unique Benjamin Franklin Parkway takes a new approach to thinking about how [different!] people use our public spaces. Read the full plan here.
Philadelphia has been getting some much deserved attention in the planning world the last few weeks both in terms of planning process and planning places. The American Planning Association (APA) released their list… Continue reading
A recent publication from the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) got me thinking: where would Philadelphia be without its CDCs (Community Development Corporations)? And the answer, $3.3 billion poorer. This short… Continue reading
You don’t need a festival to find great design in Philadelphia. Here are a few examples from my collection.