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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 […]

 By Natasha Shapiro

Germantown: An Urban Community for the Future?

Germantown: An Urban Community for the Future?

In an era largely dominated by the automobile, communities such as Germantown may be on the right track. The right walking track, that is. Used by architects and urban planners, the website “Walkscore.com” calculates just how walkable specific cities and neighborhoods are to live in. Once an address is entered, the website offers a score […]