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    • Pleasant Hill Park fishing pond c. 2008 | DRCC
Eyes on the Street

State-funded improvements coming to Pleasant Hill Park

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has committed $318,000 toward Pleasant Hill Park, a riverfront park in East Torresdale. NEast Philly reports that the funding will be used to…

    • Liddonfield public housing before demolition. | via google street view
Eyes on the Street

Holy Family's proposal for Liddonfield site has broad community support

The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) has 20 proposals for the former Liddonfield public housing site in Upper Holmesburg. Although the site's future remains uncertain, as previously reported here, many community members…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

Eyes on the Street

Future for Liddonfield Homes site still uncertain

Former Liddonfield Homes, c. 2007 | Google Street View View Larger Map After years of conversation and neighborhood debate, there is still no plan for the former Liddonfield Homes public housing…

    • Bruce Conner

Bruce Conner Memorial Scholarship for History at Holy Family University

Holy Family University announces the establishment of the Bruce Conner Memorial Scholarship for History. The scholarship honors the memory of Bruce Conner, an alumnus of Holy Family University (class of 1976)…

    • Councilman Brian O'Neill at Bustleton meeting

Zoning code versus Northeast politics

By Ian Romano and Megan PaoliniFor Philadelphia Neighborhoods Councilman Brian O’Neill, who sits on the Zoning Code Commission, said he thinks the zoning code is a disaster for regions outside…

    • In Port Richmond, the Betsy Ross Bridge appears like a big sister of a railroad bridge just South.

Helicopter aerial photography shows off Northeast's Delaware Riverfront

On Memorial Day, local photographer Fred Moore—who's also the President of the Holmesburg Civic Association and a local historian—had the opportunity to photograph large swaths of the Northeast's Delaware Riverfront from…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

Public art proposals for Margaret-Orthodox Market-Frankford Line Station

Artists living in the Greater Philadelphia area are invited to apply for a public art commission. Artists are asked to envision permanent artwork that will be seen by tens of thousands…

    • PCPC jumps in front of I-95 condemnation corridor bill

Look Up: A Modernist trove in Northeast Philly

Nov. 9 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly “Look Up” is a new feature of PlanPhilly that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus…

    • Some values from Queen Village

Values consolidation under way

In January, there will be a consolidation of citizens' core neighborhood and waterfront values identified in three public sessions in December. The values from the forums are listed below. They will…

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