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    • Norman Blumberg Apartments | Nathaniel Hamilton for NewsWorks

Housing Authority discusses Sharswood renewal project at Planning Commission

The Philadelphia Housing Authority plans to replace every unit of housing that will be lost in the demolition of the Blumberg project towers in North Philadelphia, a representative told the Planning…

    • Blumberg Apartments | Nathaniel Hamilton, for NewsWorks

Committee approves Housing Authority plan to acquire 1,300 North Philly properties

City Council’s Committee on Rules approved a plan on Tuesday that would allow the Philadelphia Housing Authority to acquire 1,300 properties in the North Philadelphia neighborhood surrounding the Norman Blumberg Apartments,…

    • 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.…



Sharswood is surrounded by North College Ave to the south, North 27th Street to the west, and Ridge Ave to the north and east.


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