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This real estate firm wants your ideas for revitalizing Kensington’s commercial corridor method

Oct. 27, 2017 12:55 pm

This real estate firm wants your ideas for revitalizing Kensington’s commercial corridor

How would you use an empty property on Kensington Avenue? Tell Shift Capital as part of the social impact real estate developer's Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge.
The New York Times tours Philly’s ‘crumbling libraries and rec centers’ funding

Mar. 13, 2017 11:36 am

The New York Times tours Philly’s ‘crumbling libraries and rec centers’

“We want every Philadelphian to be able to walk to a place that says, ‘You are worth it,'" said Parks Commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell.
This infographic details the current State of North Broad results

Dec. 20, 2016 9:37 am

This infographic details the current State of North Broad

It's impact report season, and first up is North Broad Renaissance, with some data about the North Broad Street commercial corridor.
These Kensington developers are taking a cue from revitalization efforts in Germantown method

Sep. 6, 2016 12:53 pm

These Kensington developers are taking a cue from revitalization efforts in Germantown

Development firm Shift Capital is piloting the community-focused Jumpstart Kensington, modeled after Ken Weinstein's successful Germantown program of the same name.
Here are two approaches to using real estate for social impact method

Mar. 7, 2016 2:39 pm

Here are two approaches to using real estate for social impact

Whether you're for-profit or nonprofit, putting power back into the hands of the community is key.
This is how libraries and museums can revitalize neighborhoods results

Feb. 18, 2016 2:10 pm

This is how libraries and museums can revitalize neighborhoods

The humanities can make a difference, says a recent report from the Local Initiatives Support Corporation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This is how it's worked in Philadelphia.
Them That Do is looking for block captains for storefront installations purpose

Aug. 5, 2015 11:00 am

Them That Do is looking for block captains for storefront installations

Them That Do, an ongoing portrait and multimedia project by Lori Waselchuk about Philadelphia's block captains.?
Neighborhood Storefronts will Continue to Improve Despite Federal SIP Guidelines purpose

Jun. 24, 2015 1:32 pm

Neighborhood Storefronts will Continue to Improve Despite Federal SIP Guidelines

The Storefront Improvement Program will continue, thanks to help from Councilman Bobby Henon, other members of Council and Mayor Michael Nutter, who worked to fund the program with the city’s General Funds in the FY16 budget. The budget, passed by City Council and signed by Mayor Nutter last week, contains $535,000 in locally generated revenue […]
Parks for People Aims to Put Everyone within a 10 Minute Walk to a Park purpose

Jun. 3, 2015 12:30 pm

Parks for People Aims to Put Everyone within a 10 Minute Walk to a Park

Its most recent project was the completion of a newly ‘greened’ playground at Hank Gathers Recreation Center.
TRF PolicyMap Tool Now Shows Zip Code Level Health Data purpose

May 26, 2015 12:00 pm

TRF PolicyMap Tool Now Shows Zip Code Level Health Data

PolicyMap now takes fine-tooth look at geographic health data.

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