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    • Northern Grays Ferry Avenue triangle
Eyes on the Street

SOSNA improves, celebrates Grays Ferry Ave triangles

For years the South of South Neighborhood Association (SOSNA) has been working to improve traffic flow and pedestrian experience around the three, concrete triangle islands on Grays Ferry Ave just below…

    • University City District installed modular plant walls to hide construction near The Porch
Eyes on the Street

Green wall livens up 30th Street Station construction site

The estimated 1,000 people per hour who walk through The Porch at 30th Street Station will now pass a wall of greenery, a noticeable change from the drab construction site-view these…

    • Litter covers a storm drain in PSCA's coverage area
Eyes on the Street

South Philly group battles ongoing litter problem

Philadelphians might not like to admit it, but our city is trashy. Philly has a serious litter problem, and cleaning up our act is an ongoing battle that can often be…

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Eyes on the Street

A glimpse at MLK Day of Service projects in North Philly

More than 100,000 people turned out to participate in Philadelphia’s 1,500 MLK Day of Service events Monday. The 18th annual celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King spurred a burst…

    • Norris Square Neighborhood Project has 23 community garden parcels in CMX-2 and CMX-2.5 districts
Eyes on the Street

Councilman O'Neill's amendments hit community gardens

Less than six months after the City's new zoning code went into effect, giving community and market gardens a defined space within the city’s code for the first time, Councilman Brian…

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Eyes on the Street

CommunityCam maps Philadelphia's surveillance cameras

Here at PlanPhilly’s Eyes on the Street, we know we’re not the only eyes on the street, but now a new website is helping Philadelphians find out exactly where other eyes…

    • Local artists lead tour of subway art installations

Local artists lead tour of subway art installations

For works of public art, transit centers can be intense gathering spaces where, unlike some other public spaces, the art has both a captive audience and a dynamic venue. The vibrant…

    • Some of the Logan parklet's first visitors used the various seating options in the
Eyes on the Street

Logan CDC launches the first parklet outside of University City District

The term parklet – a small park created in former parallel parking spaces – is relatively new to Philadelphia, especially Philadelphia’s low-income, less commercial neighborhoods. This week the Logan CDC and…

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