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Tech repair pop-ups increase access for students, jobseekers and business owners in West Philly purpose

Oct. 14, 2020 11:36 am

Tech repair pop-ups increase access for students, jobseekers and business owners in West Philly

They are part of West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative's effort to rebuild the commercial corridors impacted by the pandemic and damaged during this summer's protests.
Neighborhood Bike Works Announces Move to Lancaster Avenue purpose

May 22, 2015 1:30 pm

Neighborhood Bike Works Announces Move to Lancaster Avenue

Earlier this week, Neighborhood Bike Works (NBW) announced its new plans to create a community shop and bike education hub at 3939 and 3943 Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia. The nonprofit, which has been empowering youth through bicycle education for nearly 20 years, will complete its move to Lancaster Avenue later this year. “By this […]
Best Stories of 2014: Revitalization purpose

Dec. 29, 2014 12:30 pm

Best Stories of 2014: Revitalization

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People’s Emergency Center and Public Workshop Partner to Bring Message Board to Lancaster Avenue people

Nov. 20, 2014 11:50 am

People’s Emergency Center and Public Workshop Partner to Bring Message Board to Lancaster Avenue

At the intersection of Lancaster Avenue and 42nd Street in West Philadelphia, a formerly vacant corner lot now features a picnic table and colorful message board where residents can post information about upcoming events, services, and other useful resources for the community. The table and board were designed and built by volunteers through a partnership […]
How Night Market Came to Lancaster Avenue people

Aug. 13, 2014 12:01 pm

How Night Market Came to Lancaster Avenue

[metaslider id=30430] The revitalization of Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia, which cuts through distressed neighborhoods like Mantua, Saunders Park and Belmont, has taken place gradually. The growth of University City has brought student activity and new construction to the southern end of the avenue. Meanwhile, tireless community development corporations such as the People’s Emergency Center have […]