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$1.7 billion in real estate projects in University City, report says

According to a new report by University City District, development is strong in the neighborhood, including $1.7 billion in real estate projects, Drexel student newspaper The Triangle reports. The report…

Clark Park revitalization to begin next week

Clark Park will see its northern acres revitalized starting August 9, the University City Review reports. Lead by the Clark Park Partnership (which includes Friends of Clark Park, Commission on…

Weekly Press: Old Provident Mutual Life ideal for Family Court?

Vice President at Renaissance Properties Stanley Taraila suggests that the Old Provident Mutual Life Building on 46th and Market Streets would make a great alternative for the future of Family Court's…

Weekly Press: Schuylkill pedestrian bridge still has public support, Park Commission director says

Fairmount Park Commission Executive Director Mark Focht said this week that a pedestrian bridge slated to be constructed at 25th and Locust Street, connecting folks to West Philadelphia, still has a…

    • Artist JEFRE's RE:flect sculpture at 38th and Powelton features reflective sides and natural plant bedding.

Powelton Village gets green sculpture

Organizers in Powelton Village unveiled a new sculpture at 38th and Powelton Thursday afternoon. "RE:flect," as the sculpture is called, was dedicated by several organizations, including Mural Arts Program, Sustainable…

UC Review: Baltimore Ave. business owners question L&I reps about outdoor seating

Baltimore Avenue business owners met with L&I representatives for an information session about a series of city inspections to take place on the corridor through the end of July. Though the…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to receive commemorative mural and sculpture for historic "Freedom Now" rally

Later this month, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be commemorated with an official State Historical Marker, mural and sculpture at the corner of 40th, Lancaster Avenue and Haverford Avenue for…

UC Review: Franklin's Paine plans for Mantua neighborhood skateboard park thrill residents

Mantua residents—half comprised of an overwhelming number of neighborhood teens—packed the Cloister Building in West Philadelphia to hear skateboard park funding group Franklin's Paine's plans to convert a Mt. Vernon St. playground into…

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