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    •  Roosevelt Boulevard from Oxford Circle, 1927 | (Image #7688) Aero Service Corp., courtesy of Aerial Viewpoint, Spring, TX

From Above: Roosevelt Boulevard, Oxford Circle and beyond in 1927

This week the great hyperlocal news site NEastPhilly.com announced that they’ll cease publication on December 31, 2013. So in tribute to their five years of devoted Northeast Philly coverage, we turn…

    • DVRPC-led study will look at improved public transit on Roosevelt Boulevard

Roosevelt Boulevard heavy rail too expensive, study looks at other options

For years, the city, regional planners and residents have looked at Roosevelt Boulevard and daydreamed of bringing heavy-rail mass transit to the wide, high-traffic corridor that bisects Lower Northeast Philadelphia. But…

    • A possible future for Castor Avenue, from the Lower Northeast District Plan.

PCPC approves Lower NE Plan, supports 50-foot stream buffer | Lou Kahn's new park | Philly seeking state help for AVI | PPA tickets Scalia

Tuesday’s Philadelphia City Planning Commission meeting had a full agenda, ranging from district plan approval, neighborhood plan acceptance, and evaluations of zoning questions. Some highlights from PlanPhilly: The Lower Northeast…

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ABOUT LOWER NORTHEAST

The Lower Northeast is the third fastest growing district in the city. Its stable and affordable housing stock has made the district attractive to young families and immigrant populations. Housing options range from detached houses to apartments above stores on walkable commercial corridors. History abounds throughout the district with development dating to the 17th century. The District Plan outlines a strategy to protect the varied cultural, historical, and architectural resources of the district.

Contact:

Ian Litwin, 215-683-4609, Ian.Litwin@phila.gov

UPCOMING EVENTS IN LOWER NORTHEAST

There are no upcoming events in this neighborhood. Feel free to contact us with your contributions.

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