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Updates on Sustainable Communities Initiative in West Philadelphia

Sustainable Communities Initiative in West Philadelphia The Sustainable Communities Initiative in West Philadelphia (SCI-West), a new integrated and collaborative model for community development started by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC),…

Take action to support Mill Creek Farm

A message from the Next Great City newsletter: For over 30 years, the Brown Street Community Garden has provided gardening space for neighbors in the Mill Creek neighborhood. And since 2005,…

Neighborhood Bike Works’ annual Bike Part Art Show

University City Review: Neighborhood Bike Works’ annual Bike Part Art Show Bicycle-Inspired art by over 100 artists benefits local Youth Cycling ProgramFew events have as many compelling components as…

Community builds playground at 47th & Sansom in one day

University City Review: Community builds playground at 47th & Sansom in one day Written by Nicole Contosta, University City Review: What Walnut Hill residents lacked for years, was remedied in…

Publications and Newsletters, August 2009

Citizens Business, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to research and analysis of the region's resources and challenges with…

University City District Receives $113,000 for Corridor Revitalization Projects

University City District Receives $113,000 for Corridor Revitalization ProjectsCity of Philadelphia’s ReStore Philadelphia Corridors Fund awards UCD $75,000 for greening on Baltimore Avenue and $38,000 for a computerized information system…

Park(ing) Day Returns: Friday, September 18

Park(ing) Day, a national event to raise awareness of the need for green spaces in urban areas, is returning to Philadelphia on September 18.  Park(ing) Day originated in San Francisco…

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Cira South construction update

  The site in August More construction progress can be seen in what used to be a gaping hole between Walnut and Chestnut Street -- the spot of ground formerly-known-as the…

UC Review: Panel discussion addresses urban parkland management

UC Review: Panel discussion addresses urban parkland management City parks constitute a major element of the quality of life in a city, but attending to both the use of the…

University City: a booming café hub

University City Review -- University City: a booming café hub Nicole Contosta outlines the multitude of cafes in the University City area, from Ethiopian refuges to Spanish paninis and everything in…

University City Review: Friends of 40th Street highlights salient updates

University City Review: Friends of 40th Street highlights salient updates Nicole Contosta reports on such West Philadelphia goings-on as the West Market Street Streetscaping Project, the attempted zoning variance for…

SEPTA announces final West Philly El shutdowns

The West Philadelphia El Reconstruction Project is set to be "substantially complete" by Fall 2009.  Only a few more shutdowns are planned: Final Weekend Shutdowns March 20-23 March 27-30 April 3-6…

Baltimore Avenue Pedestrian Lighting Underway

A note from the University City District: Work is about to get underway on the installation of new pedestrian lights on Baltimore Avenue.  The goal is to improve public safety…

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