We Will Let You Built It, But Please Don’t

By Rob Kettell

Robert Kettell is a retired architect and community planner who has lived in Old City in Philadelphia since 1975.

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Rob Kettell again makes us look at the consequences of our ad hoc city planning process.  This time he focuses on the pending ordinance that would allow high-rise development on both sides of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.


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