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    • Christoper Columbus statue, Marconi Plaza, | Department of Records, 1959 - PhillyHistory.org

German churches and South Philly sites headed for historic designation

At the first meeting of the year for the Philadelphia Historical Commission’s Committee on Historic Designation, one object and seven properties were recommended for listing in the local register of historic…

    • TWU Local 234 striking at SEPTA's Southern District, Nov. 2, 2016
Eyes on the Street

What striking transit workers want

On Wednesday afternoon dozens of striking Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 234 members were gathered at a bus hub deep in South Philly at 20th and Johnson, SEPTA’s Southern District, picketing…

    • A sharrow on Spruce Street indicates that bikes and cars must share the lane.
Eyes on the Street

$1.5 million in grants awarded for bike share and South Philly bikeway

Philly’s forthcoming bike share program and bike infrastructure improvements for South Philly were given a welcome boost thanks to grants approved by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) board this…

    • South Philly High rooftop farm
Eyes on the Street

Seeds sown for South Philly High's big green ambitions

Imagine a school building topped with a huge rooftop farm and a solar array, kitchen gardens outside of the culinary classroom, raised beds planted with edibles along the parking lot, new…

    • tomatopieflavorhood2
Eyes on the Street

Flavorhood: Lower Moyamensing's tomato pie treasures

Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods, packed with distinctive tastes, treats, and flavor all their own. Occasionally we set out to explore some of the city's unique food assets and their…

    • 20th and Annin: Before and After | pleasefixphilly.com

Poll: Ori Feibush vs. PRA – Which side are you on?

Does Ori Feibush need to start wearing a cape? Feibush, the energetic, young developer who owns OCF Realty, is being called a hero of late because of his stick-it-to-the-man clean-up and…

    • Mockup of David Guinn's new autumnal mural that will overlook Palumbo Park. | courtesy of David Guinn
    • South along the Schuylkill: Part of Sunoco's Philadelphia refinery as seen from the Passyunk Avenue Bridge.

Eyes on the Street explores the Lower Schuylkill’s gritty and green potential

The Lower Schuylkill is hard to get to know much less love. It’s a nearly 4,000-acre area comprised of largely industrial and underused property, wrapped with tricky rail and road crossings, and…

    • Demo Days at Toll’s 2400 South

Demo Days at Toll’s 2400 South

Eyes on the Street Demolition watch: Wrecking crews are reducing a former parking garage at 24th and South to rubble, making way for a big residential development by Toll Brothers.

    • SPHINC has no vote tally for OCF Realty’s Point Breeze Ave development

SPHINC has no vote tally for OCF Realty’s Point Breeze Ave development

Ten days after a rough Point Breeze zoning meeting OCF Realty is still waiting for South Philadelphia H.O.M.E.S. to release the vote tally for or against OCF’s proposed mixed-use development on…

    • Vacant lots on Point Breeze Avenue that OCF Realty wants to develop. | GoogleMaps

Point Breeze development rumbles? Blame the process.

Monday night’s South Philadelphia H.O.M.E.S. (SPHINC) zoning meeting was not about zoning. Of the projects on the agenda, the only one heard was OCF Realty’s proposed mixed-use development at the corner…

    • Dickinson Square Park renovation underway

Dickinson Square Park renovation underway

Dickinson Square Park’s facelift started this fall, and promises to make the park a better public space for Pennsport. Read more

    • 19th Street Baptist Church

Emergency grant for 19th Street Baptist Church gives glimmer of hope for urgent repairs

The 19th Street Baptist Church designed by Frank Furness and George Hewitt, is in dire shape. But the church congregation is working with preservation experts to help buy the building time,…

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