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    • Freight cars stretch back as far as the eye can see on tracks along the Schuylkill River

Philadelphia to gain access to real-time CSX freight data

As a result of the January 20 CSX train derailment on the Schuylkill Arsenal Railroad Bridge, the City’s Office of Emergency Management will soon be able to log into freight rail…

    • Former Roxborough pizza joint rife with problems faces demolition

Former Roxborough pizza joint rife with problems faces L&I action

The lettering of the Mia's Pizza sign has been slowly peeling off the side of the building at Rochelle Avenue and Sumac Street for years. The lettering of the Mia’s Pizza…

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New - and reused - recommendations for West Market Street

A new Philadelphia City Planning Commission report finds that mixed-use development centered around transit stops, replacing large surface parking lots with more active uses and the relocation of some city services…

    • Another beautiful, blue sky day ahead. | Guastavino Tiles, by Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Gallery renovation | Roxborough/Ridge demolition delay? | No parking at The Sansom | Reclamation, play at 'Needle Park' | remembering Floyd Alston

Another beautiful, blue sky day ahead. | Guastavino Tiles, by Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupPennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust is setting the stage for a major, phased…

    • Heart of Glass | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Shooting crimes | budget compromises falling into place | dancing in Wharton Square Park | bogus bike lane veto

Heart of Glass | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr groupSince 2001 photographer Joe Kaczmarek has shot city crime scenes. Phawker talked to Joe about his night owl schedule, police…

    • Overbrook Farms Club Board Member Stephanie Kindt presents an original window in her home located on the 6300- block of Overbrook Avenue.
Eyes on the Street

Overbrook Farms: Neighborhood Club Advocates to Preserve Neighborhood [video]

by Connor Showalter and Jade C. McKenzie [Philadelphia Neighborhoods]   With the delay of the historic district designation for Overbrook Farms, Overbrook Farms Club continues to spread awareness about the importance…

    • 1896 Plan of Overbrook Farms with rough outline of proposed historic district boundaries overlaid. (Click to enlarge) | 1896 Map from Lower Merion Public Library 
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Grappling with preservation in Overbrook Farms

What the heck is going on with the Overbrook Farms Historic District? Everything and nothing, apparently. The Historical Commission has been working on creating a local historic district for Overbrook Farms…

    • Promenade | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
    • An Overbrook Farms home. Image by Alan Jaffe.

Updated: Overbrook Farms residents differ on historic designation

Update: After requesting a delay on the vote to designate Overbrook Farms historic last year, Councilman Jones has told PlanPhilly he is opposed to the designation.  "When we start talking about…

    • Fleur-de-lis | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool
Eyes on the Street

Whither Overbrook Farms Historic District, legalizing bandit signs, Boy Scouts HQ still in limbo, Performance Garage to close

Fleur-de-lis | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr poolOverbrook Farms isn’t sure it wants to become a local historic district, even though the homeowners’ association has…

    • Real Red | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Inn Yard Park's new playground, Spring Garden Street Greenway dreams, homeless Occupiers to decamp again, name our trail network

After 6 years of planning, East Falls kids have a new playground at Inn Yard Park. The playground 's construction was funded by Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr., donations, and fundraisers. NewsWorks…

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