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    • 1400 block S Colorado Street, Newbold
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Newbold neighbor petitions to purchase vacant lot, preserve green space

A Point Breeze resident in the neighborhood’s Newbold section wants to turn the vacant lot behind her home into an herbal teaching garden and to preserve it as a slice of…

    • A vacant lot maintained by PHS through the Vacant Lot Stabilization program located on 6th and Berks.
Eyes on the Street

Philly's LandCare Program cleans, greens and reduces crime

This week Philadelphia has served as both host and case study for the 2013 Reclaiming Vacant Properties conference. With 40,000 vacant lots, Philadelphia is no stranger to the issues linked…

    • Philadelphia Streets Department is hosting the 6th annual Philly Spring Cleanup Saturday, April 13
Eyes on the Street

Philly Spring Cleanup preview: Painting, river work, Chinatown street sweep, playgrounds and more

The warm weather is here just in time to get everyone outside for the sixth annual Philly Spring Cleanup Day. This Saturday, Apirl 13, volunteers at 534 registered sites across…

    • Even in its dormant, winter state, the St. Bernard plot is a crowded community garden.
Eyes on the Street

City bids more than expected on St. Bernard Community Garden

In an edge-of-your-seat bidding process, the City successfully bid on 1010 S. Saint Bernard St., home of the Saint Bernard Community Garden, Wednesday morning. When the plot of land that comprises…

    • Jill Doherty of Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Co. helped facilitate the sale.

West Philadelphia: Housing Authority makes $4 million on second property auction

This article was created in partnership with Philadelphia Neighborhoods, Temple University's capstone multimedia journalism class. The Philadelphia Housing Authority sold 100 properties and brought in more than $4 million at…

    • Yvonne McGough, right (standing), addressed PHA Executive Director Michael Kelly, left, at a board of commissioners meeting.

North Philadelphia: Philadelphia Housing Authority auction upsets residents

This article was created in partnership with Philadelphia Neighborhoods, Temple University's capstone multimedia journalism class. Betsy Esteves was surprised to see the empty lot next to her home on North…

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