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Where There’s A Will, There’s A Greenway

The last major open air creek without surrounding green space in the city, the Frankford Creek is poised to be lined by a trail and park connecting the Tacony Creek Park, now under construction, and...

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Developer Ignores Central Delaware Master Plan, Again

Another misguided attempt by Ensemble for the Delaware, Aker lands massive deal for two ships, "Made in America" to be fenced in, and Frankford fed up with corner stores

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New Womrath Park To Open In November

A neighborhood park at the southern gateway to Frankford becomes an active cog in the city's stormwater management machine

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City To Sell LOVE Park Garage

Ahead of planned renovations, the Nutter administration announces the sale of LOVE Park's underground garage; cleaning up Kensington's "Needle Park;" Lower Northeast plan to focus on health and...

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Inside the Circle

Under the El in Frankford an ordinary sneaker store masks the only "atmospheric" movie palace in the city, the Circle Theater

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Germantown’s Wyck House Gets Federal Grant

The Institute of Museum and Library Services to support the historic Wyck House's programming, the rise of Frankford's waters and fall of its mills, towards a comprehensive plan for the Upper...

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Globe Dye Artists Take Inspiration From Building

Inside Frankford's Globe Dye Works, the Archdiocese to sell the Cardinal's mansion, hope grows in a Swampoodle community garden, and dreaming of the Amtrak effect on Market East

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Park Or Ride?

What to do with SEPTA's low-line City Branch, the city ignores a Frankford park, one man's fight to maintain the Metropolitan, Torresdale Avenue highlights its hoagies, and the Water Department...

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SEPTA Pledges To Rid Somerset Station Of Grime & Crime

SEPTA's Nestel says patrols will be increased, how a real-estate powerhouse has regrown West Philadelphia, masters of stained glass in Frankford, the CDC wants you to "Soak It Up," and a big sale at a...

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HUD Paints Over Mural, Perhaps

An overly zealous graffiti buffer “obliterates” art, Clarke to limit parking requirement amendments to North Central, Temple to reuse several North Broad properties, senior housing in Frankford, and...

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Bottleneck At The Historical Commission

A political dispute over the designation of the Overbrook Farms Historic District coupled with perennial shortstaffing issues at the Philadelphia Historical Commission has brought the historic...

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The Raymond G. Perelman Plaza A Game-Changer For Drexel

Previewing the infill public space for University City, “Soul Manufacturing” comes to Philly, the imperative of saving the Boyd, and a look back at the old Frankford Terminal

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CHOP Facility To Offer More Public Space Along Schuylkill

South of the South Street Bridge to be enlivened, “Imagining Frankford” set for completion, reconstruction on Buttonwood foreshadows a reemerging Callowhill neighborhood, and the Department of Making +...

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Inside The Colorful Creative Compound

Frankford's Globe Dye Works cranked out dyes and bleaches and yarns for 140 years; for the better part of the past decade, it's cranked out a creative, industrial spirit. With the Hidden City Festival...

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EPA Grant Awarded To Clean & Develop Contaminated Land In Riverwards

$200K to be put to use in Bridesburg and Port Richmond, HUD looks at alternate plans for Queen Lane apartment complex, the city is still growing, and Chestnut Place to go residential

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And The 2013 Nominees For Historic Designation Are . . .

The Philadelphia Historical Commission will next Wednesday review 15 buildings across the city in consideration for historic designation. Christopher Mote examines the nominations

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Days of Electronic Future Past

Hidden City Festival 2013: it has a soundtrack. This Friday at the Historical Society of Frankford, King Britt and Data Garden collaborate to bring the first of two concerts to the space with...

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Grants Secured For Two Frankford Improvement Projects

A half-million to fuel development in Lower Northeast District, shortening the leash on deadbeats contracted by the School District, Wayne Junction-area daycare proposal not too popular, and

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Sites And Sounds

Two concerts lay the soundtrack to the Hidden City Festival. Erik Friedlander brings his wily cello to Shivtei Yeshuron tonight, while Data Garden curates Contemporary Archives, a concert featuring Mux...

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Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Creek Stewards Move Into Globe Dye Works

A reciprocal arrangement in Frankford, G-Ho to get a community textile studio, infilling Northern Liberties, and the rise of house flipping

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