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    • Councilman Kenyatta Johnson during Thursday's eminent domain hearing. | Jared Brey, PlanPhilly
    • Pennypack Park's Gazebo | Credit: Major Artery Revitalization Committee
Eyes on the Street

Pennypack Park cleanup inventory: 14 types of balls, 4 kinds of flip flops, a gas canister, part of a shopping cart and more

What do a shopping cart, a blue comb, four car tires without rims, two baby dolls, and a frisbee have in common? They're all on a bizarre list of "other" things…

    • Pennypack Park's Gazebo | Credit: Major Artery Revitalization Committee
Eyes on the Street

Help Desk: Pennypack on the Delaware as a wedding venue?

Today Eyes on the Street's Help Desk takes on a new kind of planning question: wedding planning. Donna Ludwig is helping daughter Danielle and her fiancé Nick plan their wedding. The…

    • After a water main broke at 21st and Bainbridge Sunday night, the Fire Department helped evacuate residents via boat. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

After the flood South of South | Assumption lawsuits continue | Lower Northeast plan update | Liddonfield site to Holy Family | illegal work at Knights of Pythias Greenwood Cemetery

After a water main broke at 21st and Bainbridge Sunday night, the Fire Department helped evacuate residents via boat. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupIf you’re a…

    • The Fairmount Park Art Association is now the Association for Public Art.
Eyes on the Street

LED traffic light savings | strengthening East Falls through school closing | South Street West's boom | PHA mum about Liddonfield | Inky wins Pulitzer | weird 2012 weather

Thanks to LED traffic lights, the city anticipates saving $1 million annually, NewsWorks reports. Streets Commissioner Clarena Tolson estimates that the city is saving 70% on its electricity costs for…

    • PHA considers Liddonfield proposals

PHA considers Liddonfield proposals

Late last year, the Philadelphia Housing Authority issued a Request for Proposals for the redevelopment of the 32-acre site of the former Liddonfield Housing Project in the Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood of…

    • The Stokes House at 2876-80 Welsh Rd. in Holme Circle. | Shannon McDonald, NEast Philly
Eyes on the Street

Stokes House changes hands, redevelopment or restoration possible

The Stokes House, a 19th century stone farmhouse in Holme Circle, offers a rare peek into the area's more rural past, standing alone among the neighborhood's mid-century houses. Over the years, the Stokes…

    • Into Fame | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
    • 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…

    • The Holme Avenue Bridge was reconstructed this year and reopened on October 25. | Stephen Schultz for NEastPhilly
Eyes on the Street

PennDOT opens rebuilt Holme Avenue Bridge

The Holme Avenue Bridge was reconstructed this year and reopened on October 25. | Stephen Schultz for NEastPhillyFrom the department of surprisingly efficient public projects: Back in September, EOTS mentioned…

    • Holme Avenue Bridge reconstruction, September 28 | NEast Philly
Eyes on the Street

PennDOT rebuilds Holme Avenue Bridge ahead of schedule

A bit of good news via our friends at NEast Philly this week: a bridge reconstruction project that has detoured traffic for months in Holme Circle is finishing well ahead of…

Upper Holmesburg neighborhood plan presented to PCPC

Upper Holmesberg residents have created a goals and strategies report detailing the future they want for their neighborhood. Highlights, which were presented to the planning commission Tuesday by neighborhood planner Ian…

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