Changing Skyline: City Council's Clarke and Blackwell push outdated proposal to turn Philadelphia into suburbia

Posted on Friday, Sep 30, 2016
Watch out, Philadelphia. Here come the suburbanizers. A mere four years after City Council approved a modern zoning code designed to encourage traditional urban densities and transit, two of its most powerful members are campaigning to take us back to the bad, old days when neighborhoods were hemorrhaging population, city planners were managing for decline, and the idea that Philadelphia would cease to be a real city seemed like a real possibility.
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