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    • Detail of Drexel's historic main building | 'Drexel Univ.' | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Kenzo Renewal's first house | Paper Box coworking opens | Big Plans at Drexel | Pier 53 park work | mail slot break-ins

Kensington Renewal has finished work on its first rehab and will hold an open house on Saturday for 921 East Westmoreland, NewsWorks reports. Jamie Moffett, the filmmaker and neighbor behind Kensington…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: N.J. media group plays it fast and loose

A few things raised our eyebrows about the South Jersey Media Group's report on Philadelphia water main breaks. First and foremost, why in the world would New Jerseyans care about such…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Kensington blog references Far Northeast

Did you hear about the Far Northeast's drug and prostitution problem? Yep, since 2008, photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge has been capturing the drug and prostitution along Kensington Avenue. And while his blog…

    • Three conversations, two waterfronts, one river

Three conversations, two waterfronts, one river

As part of its behind the news event series, PlanPhilly hosted a two-hour Delaware River cruise that celebrated a historic treasure currently docked on our Central Delaware riverfront and the former…

    • 1910 Bromley Atlas, Philageohistory
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Old textile mill collapses at Madison and Jasper

By the teens John Norris' silk mills were operating at 1830 E. Madison Street. And over the course of a century the building's uses evolved: from textiles to a small silversmithing…

    • The City of Philadelphia | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group 
    • Squilla introduces old overlay to new zoning code, aiming to keep special Delaware riverfront rules in place

Squilla introduces old overlay to new zoning code, aiming to keep special Delaware riverfront rules in place

An amendment to prevent a lapse in the special zoning designed to protect the Central Delaware Riverfront from development contrary to the city's waterfront goals was added to a zoning code…

    • Crane | Tim McFarlane via Flickr, Creative Commons
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June 8-10: Art for the Cash Poor | PrideDay | Odunde

Crane | Tim McFarlane via Flickr, Creative CommonsArt for the Cash-Poor Saturday, June 9 –Sunday, June 10, noon-6pm daily. Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American Street. InLiquid’s annual art…

    • Ironwork | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
    • Lily in the City | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Finnegan's own private street | Fishtown's meat man | a better Kensington | ATV/dirt bike debate | abandoned Mt. Sinai

Lily in the City | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupFinnegan’s Wake will get to privatize and pedestrianize a short stretch of Bodine Street, reports Kellie Patrick Gates…

    • Greensgrow, inside (2011) | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street flickr group
    • Foundation Details | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Celebrates Human-Powered Transit

This year's Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby attracted more people than ever before to Kensington's streets where crowds watched the parade of handcrafted, human-powered floats loop through the neighborhood and attempt to…

    • Bridge Line | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group 
Eyes on the Street

LGBT senior housing supported at Council | Buck owners enter tax payment agreement | homeless census | life as a 'body man' | surface parking woe | Sixers soul

City Council gave its support for the William Way Senior Residences, an LGBT-centric senior housing development planned for 13th Street, by approving the sale of the Redevelopment Authority's property to…

    • Concept plan of Marina View Tower, 230 N. Columbus Blvd | Ensemble Real Estate
    • Night Market packed the streets of Chinatown last fall and will return for the season in May.
Eyes on the Street

SEPTA ditches gender stickers | waterfront zoning worries | Hunting Park renewal | Night Market returns | 19125 bandit sign contest

SEPTA will stop caring what gender you are next year. The Daily News reports that after a request from a transgender advocacy group SEPTA TransPasses will no longer have stickers saying…

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CDAG's overlay angst: Group worries about blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots and too much signage

Members of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group are concerned that changes in the latest draft of the Central Delaware Overlay could result in blocked river views, developments fronted with parking lots…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Food co-op sets up shop in the wrong neighborhood

The Kensington Community Food Co-op is in Kensington. Its board members all live in Kensington and Fishtown. Its members are all from the Riverwards. Why then, does the description of the…

    • Kimmel Center's dome | Flickr user rohansebastianbach
    • Will the Edwin M. Stanton School at 17th and Christian close? The SRC votes on the fate of nine schools tonight.
Eyes on the Street

Costs of Corbett's General Assistance cuts | Public School closure vote tonight | Philly decaf hub | AM traffic and trash | fake flowers and barbed wire

If Governor Corbett eliminates General Assistance (GA) payments thousands of recovering addicts (and other vulnerable populations) could be forced out onto the city’s streets. In today’s City Paper Daniel Denvir takes…

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