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11 For 2011: Venice Island Groundbreaking

Thursday, December 22, 2011  |  MFritch

On Nov. 1, city officials broke ground on Venice Island in Manayunk, the site of a $46 million project whose main component is a large underground storage basin that will prevent stormwater runoff from entering the Schuylkill River....

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Harvard Crimson Meets Philadelphia Green

Wednesday, December 14, 2011  |  MFritch

Earlier this month, Harvard's Graduate School of Design hosted "The Philadelphia Story: Planning, Politics and Reality," a panel discussion led by Loeb fellow and Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron....

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Making News: Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed

Tuesday, November 22, 2011  |  MFritch

Julie Slavet, executive director of the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, recently appeared on Comcast's Newsmakers program to talk about the organization's efforts to restore and preserve the health of Tookany/Tacony/Frankford creek....

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Tweets from TEDxPhilly

Thursday, November 10, 2011  |  MFritch

PWD's Glen Abrams spoke at the TEDxPhilly conference on Tuesday, highlighting the benefits of green infrastructure and the Green City, Clean Waters plan....

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