Mar. 7, 2016 12:42 pm
Chestnut Hill, East Falls, Germantown, Manayunk, Mt. Airy, Roxborough and Ogontz-West Oak Lane are spreading the word about their collective assets, thanks to a state grant and some consulting help.
Oct. 29, 2014 12:54 pm
The draft of the Lower Northwest District Plan of the Philadelphia 2035 planning process describes an area that is flush with natural and economic advantages. Its poverty rate is half the city average. Median income and college attainment are nearly double the rest of the city, and commercial corridors such as Main Street in Manayunk and […]
Apr. 21, 2014 2:35 pm
Residents of the Lower Northwest District joined city planners last Tuesday night in the basement of William Penn Charter School for the first of three community meetings designed to gather input on the Philadelphia 2035 district plan for the area. The Lower Northwest is made up of three major neighborhoods — Manayunk, East Falls and […]
Apr. 8, 2014 11:57 am
The Transfer Station’s coworking space in Manayunk is no more. | Photo via the Transfer Station What would have been Manayunk’s first coworking space, the Transfer Station, will not make it out of the pilot stage, at least for now. Developer Shift Capital and brothers Adam and Simon Rogers had set up a temporary space […]
Oct. 23, 2013 5:03 pm
The coworking movement has accelerated in Philadelphia. In the past year, shared work spaces have opened up for writers, metalworkers, designers, game developers and sculptors, and more are on the horizon.