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Center City: A Look at The State of Our Infrastructure

Center City: A Look at The State of Our Infrastructure

For generations, Philadelphia has been a city of residents and commuters, creating a diverse city with a bustling downtown district and thriving satellite commercial centers connected by the original grid of surface streets and the newer web of interstates and expressways. Trains snake through hidden cuts in the city as buses trudge up and down […]

 

Kensington: A Greener Schoolyard for Hackett Elementary

Kensington: A Greener Schoolyard for Hackett Elementary

Within the next few years, the schoolyard at Horatio B. Hackett Elementary School will no longer be known as a sea of asphalt, but rather as an educational landmark filled with greens and opportunities the entire community can enjoy. The efforts stem from the combined work to revitalize the schoolyard from the School District of […]

 By Ben Griffiths

West Philadelphia: Stormwater Plan Provides Opportunites

West Philadelphia: Stormwater Plan Provides Opportunites

[vimeo 53075691] The Philadelphia Water Department’s Green City Clean Waters program is simply good business. There are multiple reasons that this statement rings true, starting with the positive impact that increased green infrastructure will have on waterways. It’s good business for the city because decreased sewer overflow means less maintenance required and it is good for […]