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University/Southwest

    • Boardwalk Construction on Schuylkill Banks

Study says Schuylkill Banks projects are an economic engine

The Schuylkill Banks trail and greenway is more than just a pretty place to get some exercise, according to a recent economic study. It will cost a total of $60 million…

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Lower Schuylkill Master Plan adopted by Planning Commission

A plan for the future industrial and recreational development of the Lower Schuylkill was adopted on Tuesday by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission. The goal of the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan…

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Textizen take two: Planning Commission hosts second round of surveys

In the current round of Philadelphia 2035 district planning, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) is using text-based surveys to overcome the digital divide and prioritize elements of the University/Southwest District…

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ABOUT UNIVERSITY/SOUTHWEST

Powelton Village, University City, Saunders Park, West Powelton, Spruce Hill, Walnut Hill, Garden Court, Cedar Park, West Shore, Kingsessing.

The University Southwest District is home to some of the largest institutions of health and education in Philadelphia. This includes the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, and the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Throughout the district there is a strong historic housing fabric as seen in Powelton Village, Spruce Hill, Garden Court, and Cedar Park. Major issues include town & gown relationships and the quality and adequacy of commercial development.

Contact:

Andrew Meloney, 215-683-4656, Andrew.Meloney@phila.gov

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