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UC Review: L&I Sweep of Baltimore Ave announced

UC Review: L&I Sweep of Baltimore Ave announced Last Thursday, the UC Review launched its radio show on WPEB, 88.1 last Thursday, May 6th at 8:00 a.m. Featuring Editor Robert…

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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…

Clark Park’s 11th Annual Party for the Park

By Frank L. Chance  President, Friends of Clark Park Clark Park is one of the best features of West Philadelphia. My wife and I moved into the neighborhood in 1993, just…

UC Review: Baltimore Ave Redesign discussion continues

UC Review: Baltimore Ave Redesign discussion continues Marred by vacant lots, vacant storefronts and abandoned residential homes, Baltimore Ave between the 4900 and 5200 blocks is in serious need of…

UC Review: Touring the little republic known as Powelton

UC Review: Touring the little republic known as Powelton Whenever architect David S. Traub has work in Powelton, he calls in advance for permission to enter. He’s asked at which…

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Look Up! West Philadelphia’s finest row homes

April 20, 2010By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly“Look Up” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus on…

UC Review: Pothole gardening, courtesy of Streets Department

UC Review: Pothole gardening, courtesy of Streets Department Block captains from every corner of the city led residents on this year’s spring clean up Saturday, April 10th. But in addition…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, April 2010

GRID Magazine: Party Post-Op, the Food Issue, Griddle updates, and more! GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture.…

UC Review: Neighborhood Bike Works Empowers Community

UC Review: Neighborhood Bike Works Empowers Community In our modern era of overwhelmingly rapid technological advancement, children are spending more time interacting virtually and less time participating in physical activity…

West Philadelphia CDC Launches Green Roofing and Cool Roofing Program

March 26, 2010 The Partnership CDC Launches "Green Improvement" Programs; City to Match Funds The Partnership CDC is organizing a training initiative that will focus on Green Roofing and Cool Roofing…

UC Review: Community Grant Opportunities Announced for University City’s Clark Park

UC Review: Community Grant Opportunities Announced for University City’s Clark Park University City District (UCD) and the Clark Park Partnership, a consortium that oversees park maintenance, events, policies and capital…

Drexel Names New President, Opens Athletic Center

John A. Fry Named Drexel University's 14th President Drexel University's Board of Trustees named John A. Fry as the University's 14th president after a unanimous vote, announced Chairman Richard A. Greenawalt.…

    • Route 34 study

West Philly issues crop up in Transit First trolley study

March 15, 2010By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhillyTaking stops out of a transit route doesn’t always save riders travel time, according to a new study by the Delaware Valley Regional…

Attention Artists! Free studio space for 1 year! 40th St AIR

The 40th Street Artist-in-Residence Program (AIR) awards West Philadelphia artists 1 year of free studio space at 40th and Chestnut Sts. In exchange, each artist shares his/her talents with the West…

    • South Street Bridge 3-11-2010

South Street Bridge construction update

Over the past few months, work has been proceeding on the construction of the steel spans and installation of the conduit and concrete decking on the "new" South Street Bridge, whose…

University City Review: West Philadelphia Sustainable Communities Updates

University City Review: SCI-West Updates The buzzword for 2010 seems to be "healthy". However the SCI-West target area is faced with some challenging health statistics. For example, more than one-quarter…

Philly Weekly Spotlights the Delaware Riverfront

In this week's Multimedia section of Philadelphia Weekly, Stephen Metzger posts a video about the Delaware riverfront, the many neighborhoods it touches and the variety of activities at the river's…

University City Updates: Baltimore Avenue redesign and Historical Society awards

UC Review: Discussion begins on Baltimore Ave. redesign from 4900-52nd Streets The seven blocks of Baltimore Avenue beginning at Clark Park on 43rd Street through to the Dock Street Brew…

UC Review reports on Zoning Code Commission public comment

UC Review: New draft of zoning code gets an airing Last week West Philadelphia became the first of the city’s neighborhoods to view and comment on the first draft of…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, March 2010

GRID Philly, April 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. DVRPC Focus Newsletter, March 2010 Delaware Valley…

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