Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:
3/9/2017, Jacob Adelman
A second proposal on Jeweler’s Row, this time adding residential floors to an existing building down the block from the Toll Brother’s site, would keep the jewelry trade uses intact on the existing six story base of the building.
Vision Zero Action Plan: A Modest Proposal 3/8/2027, Jim Saksa
PlanPhilly describes highlights of the Vision Zero Action Plan, as well as the cautious reaction to it from all quarters.
3/8/2017, Housing Advisory Committee
Bipartisan group in US Senate proposes expansion of LIHTC funding.
3/7/2017, Henry Grabar
Anti-development “nimby” ballot initiative in Los Angeles is soundly defeated in a special election.
3/7/2017, Jake Blumgart
As part of the Redevelopment Authority’s emphasis on “social impact” development, the two respondents to the 8th and Race RFP presented their proposals at a public meeting.
3/7/2017, Kenneth Hilario
PHL airport ranks high nationally for its food offerings!
A complex TOD overlay bill was introduced in Council. Here is a summary of what changes it proposes for new development near fixed transit stops.