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You are viewing 5 articles by the author Amy Z. Quinn concerning Central Roxborough

    • Ivy Ridge demolition

Asbestos halts demolition at former Ivy Ridge nursing home site

Demolition of the former Ivy Ridge Personal Care Center got underway earlier this month, but stopped abruptly after a city site inspection found asbestos on the site. Several pieces of heavy…

    • this highlighted map is a draft of the proposed national historic district area for roxborough and manayunk photo courtesy of bob spear

Which historic sites in Roxborough would you preserve?

Historic preservation experts came to Roxborough this week with a wealth of information about forming a National Historic District, but their biggest piece of advice was the most basic: Look around.…

    • Bunting House demo on Ridge Avenue.

Wednesday meeting to address proposed historic district designation for Roxborough and Manayunk

With a city Planning Commission effort already underway to manage future development in historic Roxborough neighborhoods, another grassroots mission -- this one meant to preserve historic properties in the first place…

    • Construction has begun on the new Planet Fitness gym in Roxborough. (Megan Pinto)

New gym shaping up at former Ridge Avenue car dealership site

Things may have got off to a slower-than-expected start for a new Planet Fitness gym at a long-vacant former car dealership in the heart of Roxborough's business district, but work is…

    • Bunting House demolition

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