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    • Emerald Street Urban Farm has taken root on five vacant lots in East Kensington.
Eyes on the Street

New Zoning Code's Growing Pains [updated]

UPDATED: 1/23/13, 12:30pm: On January 24, City Council was set to consider changes to the new zoning code that would restrict land uses in neighborhood commercial districts, including allowing community gardens…

    • sharetheroad
Eyes on the Street

The lane not taken

City streets are too often contested ground between cyclists and motorists. Community Contributor Nic Esposito wonders, isn't there a better way to share the road? The lane not taken by Nic…

    • Emerald Street Urban Farm, Kensington | credit: Todd Henkin
Eyes on the Street

Urban Sustainability or Stability

Urban Sustainability or Stability by Nic Esposito   I was extremely conflicted when I made the move from West Philly to Kensington. Living on the heart of Baltimore Avenue afforded me…

    • Emerald Street Urban Farm has taken root on five vacant lots in East Kensington.
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Emerald Street Urban Farm's vacant property conundrum

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…

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