Category Archives: Philadelphia

What Does “Right Size” Mean for Historic Preservation?

by Michael R. Allen Last week I participated in two gatherings held consecutively in St. Louis’ kindred city, Philadelphia: the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference, hosted by the Center for Community Progress, and the Right Size, Right Place Forum hosted by … Continue reading

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Saint Louis is Ready for This

by Jeff Vines While your editor is traveling, I turn over the blog to my dear friend Jeff Vines of to keep the conversation going. Jeff and I were in Philadelphia together for the inspiring Next American Vanguard. Philadelphia … Continue reading

Posted in Development, Infill, Philadelphia | 10 Comments