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Organizers and activists clash at the crossroads of Philly’s housing crisis purpose

Jul. 29, 2020 7:30 am

Organizers and activists clash at the crossroads of Philly’s housing crisis

Forty unhoused Philadelphia families are squatting in vacant buildings that belong to the Philadelphia Housing Authority. As those individuals transform the blighted spaces into living ones, Occupy PHA and PHA spar about housing needs.
News Links: Profile of Paseo Verde Apartments, City Releases Green Street Design Manuel, Inside South Kensington’s Transformation purpose

Feb. 28, 2014 2:01 pm

News Links: Profile of Paseo Verde Apartments, City Releases Green Street Design Manuel, Inside South Kensington’s Transformation

  Another Look at the Paseo Verde Housing Development  Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron’s profile of the Paseo Verde Apartments looks at how the project managed to incorporate sustainable features and other amenities despite its tight budget. [Inquirer] City Releases Manuel for Green Street Design  The Philadelphia Water Department and the Streets Department teamed up […]
Former Halfway House Becomes Shared Living Space for Entrepreneurs in Brewerytown purpose

Feb. 25, 2014 12:48 pm

Former Halfway House Becomes Shared Living Space for Entrepreneurs in Brewerytown

Former office of Josh Meyer, owner of the properties Just outside the stone walls of Girard College, a former halfway house is being transformed into a low-rent living space for social entrepreneurs and local craftsmen. Martin Montero, founder of Startup Basecamp Philly, said that the goal of the project is to cut the cost of living […]

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