You are viewing 5 articles with the tag Lower North by the author Brian James Kirk

For a neighborhood block, big impact from a small grant

Fairmount Block Officer Suzi Nash writes about the large impact of a small grant to a neighborhood block. In a letter published at the CDC website, Nash writes how the…

New student housing projects at Temple going up fast

The Inky's Joe DiStefano reports that the streets surrounding Temple University are being transformed with an influx of new student housing projects, financed not by banks, but by speciality real estate…

Fairmount CDC redesigns webpage

The Fairmount Community Development Corporation has redesigned its website according to an announcement in its monthly email newsletter. Aside from a graphical overhaul, the redesign includes updated information and expanded…

Parkway Council seeks public opinion about Eakins Oval redesign

The Parkway Council is reaching out to the public with an online survey to study the potential reconfiguration of roads and sidewalks at Eakins Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum…

The history of North Broad Street

PlanPhilly contributor Steven Ujifusu explores the history of late nineteenth century North Broad Street for the Philly History Blog. Be sure to check out our coverage of the beautiful mansions that…

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