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    • Lower Northwest District Plan

Central Northeast Plan complete; work beginning in Lower Northwest

The Central Northeast section of the city has a new long-range plan focused on improving business districts, making it easier to walk or take public transit, and preserving single-family homes and…

    • Northwood Frankford Community Y, February 2014
Eyes on the Street

Frankford Y forging an unlikely path back from the brink

The stately brownstone mansion at Leiper and Arrott streets is cold and dark, the front yard-turned-parking-lot is snowy, and the intersection is quiet though it is nearly rush hour at the…

    • Transit-oriented development grows in Fox Chase, but doubts exist in business community

Central Northeast District draft plan to be revealed in December

The draft recommendations for the Central Northeast District Plan include improving mass transit and making the major auto thoroughfare – Roosevelt Boulevard – safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Based on…

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Frankford Transportation Center could become community hub with help from Planning Commission

In 1961, Jane Jacobs wrote The Death and Life of Great American Cities, in which she proposed supporting neighborhoods' use of community-based initiatives. Fast-forward 50 years, and urban planners are…

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Northwood Academy Charter's new wing unites all students under one roof

It's been six years since all of Northwood Academy Charter School's students attended class on a single campus. With Tuesday's dedication of a new wing, all 788 students will now…

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Northwood Civic votes no on commercial use of residence

At the Northwood Civic Association meeting Jan. 15, the civic voted to not support the request for a variance for 5260 Castor Ave.  The owner, Hazel Williams, was represented by…

    • Northwood Civic Association (L to R) President Joe Krause, member Gina Panchella, Vice President Frank Bennett, member Renee Hudson and member Lou Kubik consider forming a town watch. Photo/Christophe

Northwood Civic Association takes nominations for new board

The Northwood Civic Association meeting Oct. 16 featured the nomination for elections to the board.  Joe Krause is the sole nominee for president.  Tom McAvoy is the sole nominee for vice…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Northwood crash gets North Philly label

  The 4600-block of Adams Avenue. It's relativel leafy, runs parallel to Greenwood Cemetery and is roughly three blocks from Northwood Park. And oh yeah, it's on the Northeast side…

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Northwood Civic Association votes in favor of Popeye's, schedules clean-up

At the Northwood Civic Association meeting on Aug. 21, membership had no opposition to a proposal for a new Popeye's Chicken at the location of the old beer distributor at 4501…

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Lower Northeast District Plan to be presented to Planning Commission Tuesday

One of many things on the Philadelphia City Planning Commission's agenda Tuesday is a review of the Lower Northeast District Plan. Residents of Frankford, Northwood, Summerdale, Lawncrest…

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Highlights of Lower Northeast District plan include short- and long-term ideas

In the lobby of a building filled with innovators, residents of the Lower Northeast District planning area gathered Tuesday to see the highlights of four months' worth of ideas for Frankford…

    • Dancing Water | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Final Lower Northeast District planning meaning set for Aug. 7

The third and final planning meeting for the Lower Northeast District is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Globe Dye Works [map] in Frankford. The first two meetings -…

Zoning, security and vandalism the subject of July Northwood Civic meeting

It was a packed house (about 70 in attendance) at the Northwood Civic Association meeting on Tuesday night, when the members voted unanimously to take legal action against the owner of …

    • Night on the Town | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
    • A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles. Photo/Shannon McDonald

City Planning Commission holds second Lower Northeast District meeting

A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles from the first Lower Northeast District planning meeting. Photo/Shannon McDonald The Philadelphia City Planning Commission held its…

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Lower Northeast District meeting Tuesday; text tool available for those who can't attend

Image/Philadelphia City Planning Commission The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has scheduled its second meeting for the Lower Northeast District. Stakeholders from FrankfordNorthwoodSummerdaleLawncrestOxford Circle…

    • A record number of Northwood and Frankford residents attended the most recent 15th District PSA meeting, which covers the southern portion of the district up to Bridge Street. Image/Philadelphia Polic

High attendance at 15th District PSA1 meeting after encouragement from civic associations

A record number of Northwood and Frankford residents attended the most recent 15th District PSA meeting, which covers the southern portion of the district up to Bridge Street. Image/Philadelphia Police At…

With growing interest, Northwood Town Watch holds first meeting

A weekend distribution of fliers throughout Northwood brought about 30 people to the initial organizational meeting of the Northwood Town Watch at St. James Lutheran Church Tuesday night, prior to the…

    • Barging Through | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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