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Upper Roxborough

    • 5101 Rochelle Ave. in Oct. 2013. (Neema Roshania/WHYY)

Roxborough property owner faces conservatorship battle over once-neglected pizza shop

The dangerous conditions that resulted in Licenses & Inspections violations have been repaired. Delinquent taxes have been paid. And the owner of the property at 5101 Rochelle Avenue in Roxborough said…

    • Andrew Langsam's three-story, 19th-century twins represent the flash point between the owner and the local civic group. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Roxborough curb-cut controversy riles community group

It all comes down to a curb cut and a paved-over yard, but this story is really about how things get done in the city of Philadelphia. On a steep block…

    • Visual summary of Lower Northwest input, Wissahickon Gateway

"Protect our character!" Lower Northwest District Plan taking shape

Community participants tell planners they want to sustain open space and housing styles and density, fill in the gap in the Schuylkill Trail, focus commercial development and move a transit center.…

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ABOUT UPPER ROXBOROUGH

Upper Roxborough is just north of Manayunk, and is bordered by Wissahickon Valley Park to the east, Ace Golf Club to the north, Umbria Street to the west, and Parker Ave and Gorgas Lane to the south. The two main roads, Ridge Ave and Henry Ave run parallel to each other and bisect the community running North-South. Ridge Ave is the commercial spine of the neighborhood where most businesses are located within walking distance to the residents. The neighborhood is largely suburban with large lawns, garages, and shopping centers. Included in Upper Roxborough is a historic district that includes a number of small scale farm and industrial workers' housing, estate houses, mill-owners' dwellings, farm buildings.

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