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PHILADELPHIA—A new analysis by The Pew Charitable Trusts exploring gentrification and other types of neighborhood change in Philadelphia finds that only 15 of the city’s 372 residential census tracts gentrified between 2000 and 2014, the last year for which data were available. Read More
PHILADELPHIA—The Pew Charitable Trusts today released an analysis of Philadelphians that classifies residents based on how they feel about the city rather than where they show up in demographic categories. Read More
A new report from The Pew Charitable Trusts examines the Philadelphia legislative practice known as “councilmanic prerogative,” through which individual City Council members make nearly all of the land use decisions in their jurisdictions. Read More