CCD Report Shows Strong Housing Market In Philadelphia According to a new report released earlier this week, Philadelphia's housing market is holding strong.
Dilworth Park's Ice Rink, Alongside City Hall, Will Open Nov. 14thThe skating rink will be open to the public seven days a week, including holidays, until February 22nd.
Dilworth Park, in Shadow of Phila. City Hall, Has Its Official Opening Hundreds attended the opening of the brand new, renovated public space. It took 2½ years for the massive makeover.
West Plaza of City Hall Readied For Reopening in Early SeptemberThe opening is about four months late and about ten percent over budget, but the public will be able to return to the plaza, on the west apron of City Hall, starting on Thursday, September 4th.
Shopping Mall Developers Planning Major Redo For Philadelphia's GalleryThe owners have attracted a partner to help renovate the aging downtown mall.
Dilworth Plaza Renovation Slightly Slower, Costlier Than Initial Plan "During the last two years, we've encountered the normal things you find underground in a very old city," notes Center City District president Paul Levy.
A Logan Circle Park Finds Wintertime Alternative To Its Water PlaygroundThe new "Imagination Playground" has giant, soft building blocks in various shapes that children can use to build whatever comes to mind.
Is An Upgrade To Gallery Mall and Market East In The Wind?There have been a lot of guesses on how they might be able to transform that slightly frayed mall and its surrounding area, including the possible addition of an anchor store like a Bloomingdale's.
Property, Wages, or...? Stakeholders Argue Philadelphia's Tax PolicyThe discussion, titled "Philadelphia Taxes -- Past, Present and Future." was organized by the Pew Charitable Trusts and Temple University's Center on Regional Politics.
Work Proceeds Apace on Renovation of Dilworth Plaza, at Philadelphia City HallWork crews have begun the next phase of the massive renovation of Dilworth Plaza, on the west apron of City Hall.
With Fanfare, Philadelphia's Renovated ''Sister Cities Park'' ReopensOfficials cut the ribbon one year to the day after ground was broken on the $5-million project that's designed to draw visitors through a variety of amenities.
City of Philadelphia Digging In On Its Tree-Planting MissionThousands of dollars are being raised to increase the street canopy in Philadelphia.
As Makeover Begins, Philadelphia Shows Off Vision For New Dilworth PlazaThe $50-million project has begun, and officials say it will completely transform the plaza above and below ground.
Part 1: Understanding School Catchment AreasMany people now take school "catchment" zones into consideration when looking to buy a family home.
Part 3: Good Schools Creating Housing Value"For those people who are building and selling housing, one way to guarantee the continual value of that real estate is to make sure that the families who are living there have good schools," says the head of a community services district.