News Links: Promise Zone Initiative Waiting on Tax Breaks, Mapping Project Shows Philadelphia Pre-K Needs, A ShopRite in North Philly - Generocity Philly

Jan. 17, 2014 2:17 pm

News Links: Promise Zone Initiative Waiting on Tax Breaks, Mapping Project Shows Philadelphia Pre-K Needs, A ShopRite in North Philly

Promise Zone Initiative Waiting on Tax BreaksA large segment of West Philadelphia was chosen as one of five Promise Zones designated by a federal community development program.[Plan Philly] Mapping Project Shows Philadelphia Pre-K Needs, Prompts FundingDelaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children was awarded $1 million in funding after presenting City Council with […]
Promise Zone Initiative Waiting on Tax BreaksA large segment of West Philadelphia was chosen as one of five Promise Zones designated by a federal community development program.[Plan Philly]
blog-early-edMapping Project Shows Philadelphia Pre-K Needs, Prompts FundingDelaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children was awarded $1 million in funding after presenting City Council with a mapping project created detailing at-risk populations and their education venues. [Education Week]
shop-rite03-600x400The center of hopeResidents in North Philadelphia say that the Brown’s ShopRite of Fox Street, located on a piece of land previously occupied by an abandoned Tasty Baking factory, is the best thing to happen to their community. [Axis Philly]
vet_20140115_1562287914New Philly veterans center dedicated to womenThe Philadelphia area has it’s first veterans center dedicated exclusively to helping women with job searching, health and wellness, parenting issues, military sexual abuse and credit counseling.[Newsworks]
comcast-tower-1-304Comcast, Liberty Property to construct new $1.2B skyscraper

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The new $1.2 billion skyscraper, which will be the tallest in the country outside NYC and Chicago, will bring 1,500 jobs to the city. Look inside the tower on PBJ’s site here. [Philadelphia Business Journal]

 

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LGBT seniors now have an affordable place of their own to call home at the John C. Anderson Apartments on 13th St. Elizabeth Fielder sits down to see how residents are settling in. [NewsWorks]

 

no textCityCoHo: ‘green’ coworking space hosts eco-friendly companies

A coworking space for green companies and professionals has opened up shop at 2401 Walnut St. with the Delaware Valley Green building Council as its first anchor tenant. [Technically Philly]

 

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