Sep. 19, 2014 12:29 pm
Rendering of 810 Arch Street via Project HOME website A new development at 810 Arch Street is bringing affordable housing to the mix of parking lots, institutional buildings and shabby storefronts that mark the eastern boundary of Chinatown. The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation and Project HOME are partners on the development, which will contain 94 affordable […]
Mar. 27, 2014 1:27 pm
Biker rounding turn on Schuylkill River Trail. Photo via Flickr user Barbara L. Slavin With the cold weather slowly – painfully – subsiding, the city’s streets, bike lanes and trails will likely see an uptick in commuters, exercisers and tourists. But what is the state of the infrastructure waiting for them? The off-and-on freezing and thawing […]
Jul. 25, 2013 2:38 pm
In Center City and University City, uniformed streets cleaners are almost as ubiquitous as police or Parking Authority officers. They are a fixture at parks, public spaces and business areas, changing out trash bags, sweeping, and operating large industrial street sweepers.