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Five years of NEast Philly archives are just a click away

In 2008, Shannon McDonald created a small hyper-local blog called NEastPhilly.com that had a daunting mission: become the go-to news source for 400,000 Philadelphians who live in Northeast Philly. McDonald succeeded…

    •  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…

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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

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