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New Housing Development and Commercial Corridor Improvements in West Parkside uncategorized

Apr. 4, 2014 9:45 am

New Housing Development and Commercial Corridor Improvements in West Parkside

Sign outside the Parkwest Town Center. Photo via Goldenberg Group The nonprofit affordable housing developer Community Ventures is working with the registered community organization (RCO) Parkside Association of Philadelphia to create new senior and affordable housing and park space along the beleaguered 52nd Street corridor between Lancaster and Parkside Avenues in the West Parkside and […]
Logan CDC Holds Second Community Meeting on Foundation-Funded Neighborhood Plan people

Mar. 21, 2014 12:16 pm

Logan CDC Holds Second Community Meeting on Foundation-Funded Neighborhood Plan

Community gathering for Make Some Noise Comprehensive Neighborhood Plan. Photo via Logan CDC The Logan CDC held its second community-wide meeting Thursday evening for the Make Some Noise Logan Comprehensive Neighborhood Plan. Residents and hundreds of children gathered at the auditorium of Cook Elementary to hear speakers from the CDC, PECO Energy, and the local students […]
Tacony CDC Continues to Improve Commercial Corridors in the Northeast uncategorized

Mar. 18, 2014 1:59 pm

Tacony CDC Continues to Improve Commercial Corridors in the Northeast

Located on Disston Street and Longshore Avenue, Computer Guy improved its storefront from the Commerce Department. Image via Tacony CDC The Tacony CDC has forged ahead with its Historic Tacony Revitalization Project along Torresdale Avenue. The most recent developments include regular corridor street cleaning, interest in a co-working space, continued city Commerce Department grants, and the opening […]
Advocates Push for Swift Implementation of Land Bank uncategorized

Mar. 14, 2014 3:54 pm

Advocates Push for Swift Implementation of Land Bank

Advocates are hopeful that by the end of 2014 you will be able to locate lots like this one (located at 4th and Thompson in Lower Kensington) through an online database. It has been almost three months since City Council passed legislation forming a land bank in Philadelphia. Now, a leading land bank advocate, the […]
Logan CDC and AT&T Work Together to Improve Technology Center in North Philadelphia method

Mar. 11, 2014 2:41 pm

Logan CDC and AT&T Work Together to Improve Technology Center in North Philadelphia

AT&T has jumped into the community development fray in Philadelphia for the first time with an $8,000 donation to North Philadelphia’s Logan CDC. The donation will be used to add workforce preparedness classes to the Carlton Simmons Community Technology Center, which has been serving local residents at 11th and Courtland streets since 2010. “Logan CDC […]
People’s Emergency Center and Philadelphia LISC Open Financial Opportunity Center in Mantua uncategorized

Mar. 5, 2014 10:34 am

People’s Emergency Center and Philadelphia LISC Open Financial Opportunity Center in Mantua

The People’s Emergency Center (PEC) has now served 127 and counting West Philadelphia residents through its new Financial Opportunity Center (FOC) in the month and a half since it opened in Mantua. The center is a partnership between PEC, the Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Philadelphia LISC), Citi Foundation, and other private funders. PEC’s Financial […]
Germantown United CDC Hires First Staff Member, Bolsters Role in Community uncategorized

Mar. 4, 2014 11:16 am

Germantown United CDC Hires First Staff Member, Bolsters Role in Community

The nascent Germantown United CDC hired its first staff member and appointed a new president to its Board of Directors. The Board decided that the CDC needed a part-time staff member to expand its presence. Andy Trackman, who at the time served as board president, was named executive director at the beginning of February. Garlen Capita, […]
New Development Gives Francisville Something to be Proud of results

Oct. 10, 2013 2:16 pm

New Development Gives Francisville Something to be Proud of

While the Francisville section of North Philadelphia received some bad publicity earlier this year, there’s actually a lot for the community to be excited about. There are signs of development at every corner of Francisville, from Fairmount Avenue to Girard, and from 19th Street to Broad.
East Park Nonprofits Strive to Improve Access for Strawberry Mansion Residents results

Jul. 26, 2013 12:48 pm

East Park Nonprofits Strive to Improve Access for Strawberry Mansion Residents

With this in mind, a couple of nonprofits located in the park, Smith Memorial Playground and Outward Bound, are working with the Audubon Society and SEPTA to enhance access to the park for Strawberry Mansion residents.

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