Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:
Center City District: Housing Development In Perspective: 2018
Center City District released its annual Center City Housing report.
Temple News: Darrell Clarke opposes proposed Temple stadium
3/13/18, Gillian McGoldrick
Council President Clarke registers his opposition to the Temple University stadium proposal, particularly to the closure of 15th Street: https://temple-news.com/city-council-president-speaks-out-against-stadium/
Allentown Morning Call: House votes to trim Legislature, but bill's fate is unclear
3/13/18, Mark Scolforo (AP)
Legislation to shrink the size of the PA State legislature took one step forward.
Philadelphia Historic Preservation Task Force: CURRENT STATE OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION WHITE PAPER RELEASED
The Mayor’s Preservation Task Force released its first White Paper and is seeking feedback.
Philadelphia Inquirer: Time for Philly to study how and who it taxes | Editorial
3/14/18, The Inquirer Editorial Board
As City Controller Rebecca Rynhart begins an examination of the ten year real estate tax abatement, the Inquirer calls for the study to include an examination of all City taxes.