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    • Grays Ferry Triangle

Committee proposes permanent redesign for Grays Ferry Triangle plaza at 23rd and South

Less than two years after successfully negotiating a three-year temporary street closure permit for the Grays Ferry Triangle pedestrian plaza at 23rd and South streets, the Grays Ferry Avenue Triangles Committee is already…

    • Traffic on Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia, one of the corridors targeted for improvements in new city plan.

Washington Avenue restriping project stalled, perhaps indefinitely

“This situation stinks right now.” Tom Donatucci isn't actually talking about right now. He's describing Washington Avenue, not too long ago. The avenue has been a mess for years, an inchoate…

    • 2300 South Street rendering

South Street West Civic Association board ousted in election upset

Remember the South Street West Civic Association? When last we heard from them their president, Barbara Failer, was leading the charge against a variance request from developer Jason Nusbaum to build…

    • Eight homes once stood on the now vacant corner

Carpenter Green to be rezoned as parkland

Carpenter Green, a years-long labor of love for Lauren Vidas and the South of South Neighborhood Association to turn some vacant properties at the northwest corner of 17th and Carpenter streets…

    • The Royal

Committee approves Royal Theater rezoning over near-neighbors' objections

City Council’s Committee on Rules approved a bill on Tuesday that rezones a property at 15th and South to allow the historic Royal Theater to be redeveloped into apartments and retail…

    • The Royal

New zoning introduced for Royal Theater redo

The redevelopment of the Royal Theater on South Street is moving forward after a bill was introduced in City Council on Thursday that would permit developer Carl Dranoff to build a…

    • Philadelphia Bike Share
    • Spring Garden Farmers Market, Photo by Jeremy Fountain
Eyes on the Street

January 10-12: journey2home | Joe Boruchow collages | Four Corners exhibit | Food justice workshop | Bicycle registration

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our top picks. Enjoy! SUPPORT: Second Friday journey2home event Friday, January 10. 4:30pm - 7pm. 4119 Lancaster Ave. Last month Mural Arts…

    • 1601 Washington Ave. - Google

Planning Commission supports apartment complex at 16th and Washington

The days of heavy industry on Washington Avenue are mostly behind us, said dozens of business owners and residents who showed up at the Planning Commission Tuesday afternoon to support the…

    • Lights, Photo by Ashley Hahn, EOTS Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

November 11-14: Royal Theater discussion | CDC training | GeoFest | Franklin Square light show debut | Grid Alive

Hi Streeters. Don't let the chill and threat of snow keep you inside this week. There are still plenty of events going on. DISCUSS: Royal Theater Public Meeting Monday, November 11.…

    • A pedestrian walks by a gated lot located along Washington Ave. in Southwest Center City. | Photo: Neal Santos
Eyes on the Street

November 8-10: Washington Ave happy hour | Lancaster Ave second Friday | Thinkfest | Philly Bike Expo | Every Family Party

DISCUSS: History Happy Hour Friday, November 8, 5:30 pm. Bainbridge Club, 1529 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia. Join SOSNA's Andrew Dalzell and author of Evergreens: A Neighborhood History Michael Jones for a…

    • Park(ing) Day: Bohlin Cywniski Jackson + Avenue of the Arts
Eyes on the Street

Photos from Philly's sixth annual Park(ing) Day

Eyes on the Street pounded the pavement Friday to see as many of the Park(ing) Day installations as possible. We started in South of South Neighborhood Association (SOSNA) territory, trekked east…

    • Thadeus Stevens School
    • Northern Grays Ferry Avenue triangle
Eyes on the Street

SOSNA improves, celebrates Grays Ferry Ave triangles

For years the South of South Neighborhood Association (SOSNA) has been working to improve traffic flow and pedestrian experience around the three, concrete triangle islands on Grays Ferry Ave just below…

Eyes on the Street

Online Bike Registration Pilot Program Launched in South Philly

The 17th Police District Bicycle Registry, an online bike registration pilot program launched in Philadelphia’s 17th Police District, hopes to help the city reduce its rampant bike theft problem. The South…

    • The vacant plot, nearly an entire block, where Carpenter Square is planned to be built

Local developers plan a mixed-use project for Grad Hospital neighborhood

The area surrounding 17th and Carpenter streets—the southern end of the Graduate Hospital neighborhood, across Washington Avenue from Point Breeze—is amid such a drastic transformation that, in its current state, it’s…

    • When streets give way to plazas

When streets give way to plazas

The small triangle bounded by 23rd Street, South Street and Grays Ferry Avenue isn't much to look at. It's small. It has a non-functional fountain. And a big chain is the…

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