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  1. Neighborhood institution gets a reprieveRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Planning

    June 20 --Few aging towns in the region -- perhaps the nation -- have undergone a transformation akin to that of West Conshohocken , where housing developments and McMansions have changed the tiny borough. But since 1888, one constant in the Montgomery County borough has been the humble stone building with the red door on Bullock Street : St. Gertrude's Catholic Church .

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  2. Germantown, Philadelphia, to Receive Planning Assistance From Volunteer TeamRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Planning

    A pro bono planning assistance team from the American Planning Association will be working in Germantown, a neighborhood northwest of downtown Philadelphia, May 16 -20, assisting the neighborhood in developing a community vision for reinvestment along the West Chelten Avenue corridor. The team is part of the American Planning Association's professional institute's Community Planning Assistance Teams program .

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  3. Is lead poisoning in Pa., N.J. even worse than FlintRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | Planning

    Feb. 04 --The national uproar over lead poisoning in Flint, Mich. , has drawn renewed attention to a children's health crisis that has plagued Pennsylvania and Jersey for decades.

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  4. Changing Skyline: University City reinvents itself - again - with apartments, offices and shopsRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | Planning

    Jan. 29 --Maybe the third time will be the charm for the place we've grown used to calling University City. Originally an African American neighborhood known as Black Bottom, the portion between Market Street and Lancaster Avenue was a tight mesh of rowhouses and small businesses until the early 1960s, when it was leveled to provide growing room for Penn and Drexel.

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  5. Pottsville housing authority shows plan to publicRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Planning

    Jan. 05 --On Monday, the public had an opportunity to make suggestions for improvements to the high rises owned by the Housing Authority of the City of Pottsville . It was an opportunity for tenants to suggest ideas for projects, ideas which might help the authority find federal funds to make improvements to its high rises.

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  6. Pew: Rich optimistic about city; poor? Not so muchRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Planning

    Nov. 18 --A report released Wednesday by The Pew Charitable Trusts reveals a stark divide in perceptions about Philadelphia , with the affluent feeling most optimistic about the city's future and the poor viewing it as a place whose best days have ended. The findings are not new or surprising, given that the city's increasingly wealthy downtown has remained surrounded by hundreds of thousands of impoverished people in neighborhoods farther away.

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