Brush Factory Cleans Up Its Act

If you’ve driven east on Jackson past 12th in recent months, you probably got rerouted around construction at The Brush Factory. You might’ve sighed or cursed or both, but ultimately decided that the transformation of the industrial buildings from brown-beige, dilapidated pigeon-hangout to freshly painted and repointed apartment complex was worth the extra few minutes … More Brush Factory Cleans Up Its Act

South Philadelphia Citizens’ Engagement Academy

The Citizens’ Engagement Academy (CEA) is a free, 8-week course that invites city departments to share information and resources with residents. Each week a different department (L&I, 311, Streets, etc.) will give a presentation and answer any questions that community members may have. The CEA is a great opportunity to meet other engaged residents, learn … More South Philadelphia Citizens’ Engagement Academy

LoMo Zoning and Planning Meeting: Monday, June 29th at Fumo Library

When: Monday, June 29th, 6:45 PM Where: Fumo Family Library, Broad and Porter What: This zoning and planning meeting has the following agenda – 100-02 W. Moyamensing Ave, NO NEW CONSTRUCTION. APPLICANT SEEKS TO SELL TAKE-OUT FOOD (HOT) IN ADDITION TO EXISTING BUSINESS. APPLICATION IS FOR THE LEGALIZATION OF A ONE STORY ADDITION ON THE … More LoMo Zoning and Planning Meeting: Monday, June 29th at Fumo Library

Philadelphia Streets Department to Begin Adding “Speed Cushions” in Various Locations

The Philadelphia Streets Department announced yesterday that it would begin installing speed cushions to various roads around the city where speeding has been identified as a problem: From the Streets Department press release: Speeding is a major cause of many crashes and is one of the top complaints received from City residents. The speed cushions … More Philadelphia Streets Department to Begin Adding “Speed Cushions” in Various Locations

Philadelphia2035: Final South District Planning Meeting This Thursday

  What will South Philadelphia look like in 20 years? Some of those decisions are being made right now. This Thursday is the final planning meeting for the South District.   When: Thursday, April 16th, 6:00 – 7:30PM Where: 2407 South Broad Street (Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School) What is Philadelphia2035? From the city’s website: … More Philadelphia2035: Final South District Planning Meeting This Thursday

Philadelphia 2035 South District Plan Meeting

Thursday, December 4  6:00-7:30 pm South Philadelphia High School, 2101 S. Broad St. The Philadelphia City Planning Commission is hosting their first public meeting to gather input for the South District Plan.  The South District Plan will guide the city’s planning efforts for South Philly for the next ten year, informing decisions about investments, zoning … More Philadelphia 2035 South District Plan Meeting