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    • Abandoned houses in between occupied ones on a Hunting Park block similar to Ruth Torres' | via Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Fighting back blight in Hunting Park

Alongside PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the effects of…

    • Please Clean and Repair Me
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Why Philadelphia Needs a Land Bank Now

Alongside PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the effects of…

    • Tires
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Earthship calling

In advance of PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the effects…

    • Fishtown vacant lot
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Community Contributors talk blight and hopes for reform

Living with the ripple-effects of blight has sadly become part of the Philadelphia condition thanks to our city's 40,000 vacant properties. But people citywide have been confronting this problem in ways…

    • Can vacant property reform include opportunities to create housing that is accessible for all? | credit: Casey Lessard via Flickr, Creative Commons
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Building accessible, visitable housing options

In advance of PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the…

    • The view on Doris Berris' block: The west side of the 1500 block of North 9th Street sits vacant, backing up to SEPTA tracks.
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Growing vegetables and opportunity amid blight

In advance of PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about vacant…

    • Beneficiary | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Comcast Center: Reflections on city light

Steve Ives, (who you might know as Flickr user phillytrax), is one of the most frequent and fabulous contributors to the Eyes on the Street Flickr group. He snapped this photo…

Eyes on the Street

Photos from Thanksgiving Day Parades Past, 1967-1973

Happy Thanksgiving, Philly. Eyes on the Street wishes you good cheer among good company today. Things will be a bit quiet here, meantime enjoy these photos of Thanksgiving Day Parades in…

    • by Kerry Budd
Eyes on the Street

Urban Portraits from Philly Photo Day

Philly Photo Day was Friday, October 28 and people all over the city submitted more than 900 images to the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) capturing a day in the life…

Eyes on the Street

Philadelphia, what are you taking for your Jane Jacobs Complex?

Philadelphia, What are you taking for your Jane Jacobs Complex? by Paul Aylesworth, Community Contributor Can there be such a thing as soliciting public input for the wrong reasons, and can that be harmful?…

    • I'm a member of the Kensington Community Food Co-Op. | KCFC
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Kensington Community Food Co-op: A Neighborhood Campaign for Healthy, Quality Food

A Neighborhood Campaign for Healthy, Quality Food by Brian Baughan Shortly after becoming a homeowner in Fishtown/Kensington, I realized there wasn’t a grocery store in my neighborhood that offered healthy, quality…

Eyes on the Street

Take Philly's picture on Philly Photo Day

Join hundreds of Philadelphians snapping Philly’s portrait this Friday, October 28 to mark Philly Photo Day. Philly Photo Day is one day of collective action to capture a day in…

Eyes on the Street

Take Center City District's 2011 Customer Satisfaction Survey

Center City District (CCD) works hard to make Philadelphia a greener, safer, cleaner, more inviting place. Tell them how they're doing by taking their annual customer satisfaction survey. It takes a couple of…

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