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    • Civic groups from the area surrounding the EPPI site did not want to see the mid-century monolith turned into another social-services institution.(Brian Hickey/WHYY)

Agreement signed for state's $2M sale of EPPI site to NewCourtland

The next phase for the imposing building that had been Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute in East Falls is underway — and it is not what the surrounding communities had in mind. A…

Connectivity at the heart of “The New Fairmount Park”

The fact that Fairmount Park attracts seven million visitors each year shows that the park is doing something right. But why let the crown jewel of Philadelphia’s park system (and the…

    • Abandoned tax delinquent property on the 2300 block of Gerrit Street in Point Breeze (Clem Murray / Inquirer)

District Council members assign targets for affordable housing

Five members of City Council introduced bills on Thursday designating certain portions of their districts as “opportunity zones,” areas that will be targeted by Council President Darrell Clarke’s 1,500 Affordable Housing…

    • #TreePhilly:
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TreePhilly spreading "arborly love" this spring

Yes, last weekend's thaw was a tease, but it got us thinking about planting even though spring won't officially start for another month. Philly trees are also thinking spring, spreading "arborly…

    • Rainbow Love, North Broad Street | Theresa Stigale
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August 12: Casino spend and schmooze | Convention Center and Carpenters | North Philadelphia Aztecs get new field | WalkSafePHL expands

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful weekend. Here's what's buzzing this Monday morning: Applicants to build Philly’s second casino are spending and schmoozing, trying to…

Eyes on the Street

April 12: COMPANION (PASSING THROUGH) | Hunting Park's Logan House | Arts in Chinatown North | Praise for The Circuit

Happy Friday Streeters!  World renowned artist KAWS installed his larger than life, 16-foot COMPANION (PASSING THROUGH) sculpture in 30th Street Station yesterday. The traveling sculpture is based on KAWS smaller, limited…

    • Bakers Centre civic engagement

Job accessibility takes center stage at community meeting for Bakers Centre ShopRite

A few weeks back, representatives of the Bakers Centre retail development, under construction at the former Tastykake site, appeared at an East Falls Community Council committee meeting to give an update…

    • Hunting Park revitalization plan gets city's endorsement

Hunting Park revitalization plan gets city's endorsement

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks A community-based plan for commercial area revitalization in Hunting Park now has the city's endorsement, as the Planning Commission voted this week to accept the…

    • pmbc4 31-Webster St
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Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Clean Block Contest, Day 4

The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Annual Clean Block Contest wrapped up last week, and today Ainé Ardron-Doley, one of this year's contest judges, shares her final dispatch from the judge’s…

    • The Industrial Trust is one of the banks at Front and Norris that WCRP plans to demolish in order to build affordable housing. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Commercial viability of Front St in Kensington | W Hotel moving forward | Team Vick Field for Hunting Park | Why we love Furness, now

The Industrial Trust is one of the banks at Front and Norris that WCRP plans to demolish in order to build affordable housing. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr…

    • The City of Philadelphia | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group 
    • Abandoned houses in between occupied ones on a Hunting Park block similar to Ruth Torres' | via Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Fighting back blight in Hunting Park

Alongside 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 the effects of…

    • Lily in the City | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Finnegan's own private street | Fishtown's meat man | a better Kensington | ATV/dirt bike debate | abandoned Mt. Sinai

Lily in the City | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupFinnegan’s Wake will get to privatize and pedestrianize a short stretch of Bodine Street, reports Kellie Patrick Gates…

    • Hunting Park master plan

Parks & Recreation Commission finds jewel in Hunting Park

Wednesday night, the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commission shined a spotlight on Hunting Park, an 87-acre oasis in North Philadelphia. Recently singled out by the City Parks Alliance, a national nonprofit,…

    • Concept plan of Marina View Tower, 230 N. Columbus Blvd | Ensemble Real Estate
    • Construction continues at Bakers Centre site, opening slated for Fall 2013

Construction continues at Bakers Centre site, opening slated for Fall 2013

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks With large trucks and earth-moving equipment busy, the Bakers Centre shopping plaza is beginning to come to life at the former Tastykake site. The retail…

    • Greco/Kroc Center

MGA Architects wins AIA Pennsylvania Award for Kroc Center

In Hunting Park, local firm MGA Partners Architects, has crafted a new low-slung orange brick and white stucco building with swooping expanses of glass windows, anigre wood ceilings and walls, and…

    • Night Market packed the streets of Chinatown last fall and will return for the season in May.
Eyes on the Street

SEPTA ditches gender stickers | waterfront zoning worries | Hunting Park renewal | Night Market returns | 19125 bandit sign contest

SEPTA will stop caring what gender you are next year. The Daily News reports that after a request from a transgender advocacy group SEPTA TransPasses will no longer have stickers saying…

    • 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…

    • Silverliner V | PlanPhilly
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