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Norris Square

    • Lower North plan zoning recomendations, west of Broad

Lower North Plan recommends gentrification impact study, speedier transit, protection of single-family blocks

The image above, taken from the Lower North PCPC presentation, shows proposed changes west of Broad Street. See more maps and other images within the full presentation, included beneath this article.…

    • 2100 N FRONT STREET

Methadone clinic approved for Front and Diamond streets

The Zoning Board of Adjustment approved a proposal Wednesday to move Kensington Hospital’s methadone treatment program into a vacant building at the corner of Front and Diamond streets. The vote was…

    • Lower North investment

PCPC reviews plans for Central Northeast, Lower North neighborhoods

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission reviewed district-level comprehensive plans for the Lower North and Central Northeast sections of Philadelphia Tuesday. District-level plans apply the goals and concepts of the city-wide comprehensive…



The Norris Square area of West Kensington is bordered by West Berks Street to the south and West Dauphin Street to the north, North 5th Street to the west and North Front Street to the east. The neighborhood takes its name from Norris Square Park, which was land that was granted to Isaac Norris by William Penn. The park was created by Norris' heirs in the 1840s as a public green.


Norris Square Neighborhood Project

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