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News Links: Profile of Paseo Verde Apartments, City Releases Green Street Design Manuel, Inside South Kensington’s Transformation

February 28, 2014 Category: Uncategorized
  Another Look at the Paseo Verde Housing Development 

Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron’s profile of the Paseo Verde Apartments looks at how the project managed to incorporate sustainable features and other amenities despite its tight budget. [Inquirer]

Screen Shot 2014-02-28 at 1.14.10 PM City Releases Manuel for Green Street Design 

The Philadelphia Water Department and the Streets Department teamed up to create the “Green Streets Design Manuel,” a set of guidelines for greening and storm water management. [Plan Philly]

 photo New Hope for Sharswood

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Axis Philly reports on a new strategy for revitalizing the neighborhood of Sharswood in North Philadelphia: Redevelop the long blighted Norman Blumberg Apartments. [Axis Philly]


Inside South Kensington’s Rapid Growth

Hidden City investigates the impact of “development pressure” in South Kensington, an area wedged between burgeoning North Liberties and the blighted core of Kensington. This is the first report in a three part series. [Hidden City Philadelphia]

 no text Upenn Expands into Grays Ferry reports that the University of Pennsylvania is developing a new campus/facility in Grays Ferry. []


Green Street Design Manuel

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