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Tree Planting Marks the Start of 52nd Street Revamp results

Apr. 3, 2015 12:30 pm

Tree Planting Marks the Start of 52nd Street Revamp

There are only a scattering of trees left on the 52nd Street commercial corridor, which runs roughly from Spruce to Arch streets in West Philadelphia. Empty square plots with iron grates designed to fit a tree trunk sit empty. The few remaining trees are either recently planted and still held up by wooden supports, or […]
Funding Spurs Commercial Corridor Improvements in Fishtown and West Philly results

Apr. 9, 2014 11:39 am

Funding Spurs Commercial Corridor Improvements in Fishtown and West Philly

Sweet Glitter Gallery and interactive community fence on East Girard commercial corridor.  Philadelphia LISC and the city Commerce Department have taken an interest in Fishtown’s up-and-coming East Girard Avenue corridor and West Philadelphia’s struggling 52nd Street corridor. This interest was spurred by a $98,000 grant and technical assistance donations from the PNC Bank Foundation for […]