Feb. 4, 2021 1:21 pm
In Chinatown, a great need for more benefits — and better access to them
Misinformation and language barriers prevent many in Chinatown from applying for unemployment compensation or rental assistance.
Oct. 8, 2019 8:00 am
Chinatown fosters an environment where small businesses can thrive
PCDC offers multilingual business workshops and other resources for the majority-immigrant community.
Feb. 9, 2018 12:15 pm
How the Rail Park’s planners are building an inclusive community space
Phase 1 of the Callowhill project will be completed in the next month, and more public engagement is on the way: "Our interest is in creating a park for all Philadelphians."
Jun. 21, 2016 12:27 pm
Why the Philadelphia Public History Truck’s latest exhibit examines displacement in Chinatown
The third iteration of artist Erin Bernard's hyperlocal archival project focuses not only on the Chinese American experience, but on that of the “displaced and unhoused” generally.
Aug. 19, 2015 3:43 pm
The Viaduct RailPark is coming — artists will compete to make it beautiful
$33,000 will be going toward artist installations the upcoming Viaduct RailPark.
Feb. 19, 2015 2:09 pm
Equitable Development: Philly CDCs Call for Strong Commitments From the Next Mayor.
A policy platform for making Philly's growth benefit the entire city
Oct. 14, 2014 11:42 am
Eastern Tower Community Center Plans to Build Grassroots Support Through Fundraiser
The Philadelphia Suns, a Chinatown-based youth basketball league, is holding its 42nd annual fundraiser next Saturday, October 18. The fundraiser, usually located in a Chinatown restaurant, has helped sustain and expand the organization throughout its history. This year the proceeds will go towards the construction of the the Eastern Tower Community Center. Eastern Tower is […]
Oct. 7, 2014 12:33 pm
Biz Journal: Chinatown Night Market: Boon for business and cultural generations
This article originally appeared in the Philadelphia Business Journal here. Night Market, the popular series of outdoor street festivals that attracts thousands of people every year, is hitting the streets of Chinatown for the fourth year in a row Thursday night. “It produces a number of benefits. One is it underscores the cultural importance of […]
Sep. 19, 2014 12:29 pm
Project HOME and Chinatown CDC Collaborate on Affordable Housing Project
Rendering of 810 Arch Street via Project HOME website A new development at 810 Arch Street is bringing affordable housing to the mix of parking lots, institutional buildings and shabby storefronts that mark the eastern boundary of Chinatown. The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation and Project HOME are partners on the development, which will contain 94 affordable […]