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    • Iris Brown and Tomasita Romero created Las Parcelas and another five gardens in the late 1980s | Emma Lee/WHYY

As Norris Square changes, Las Parcelas puts down new roots

On a recent Tuesday evening, Ana Montañez was weeding her garden plot at Las Parcelas, a landmark community garden located in West Kensington. She teaches kids how to grow food in…

    • North American Street | A. Hahn
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November 12: Norris Square methadone clinic | 5000+ buried below Weccacoe | Homeless recovery space | Wynn withdrawal, no Stack windfall | Visit Philadelphia

Good morning, Streeters. Philly may have seen only the slightest flurry this morning, but stay tuned: Weather patterns suggest this winter could turn brutal after the New Year. Norris Square…

    • Heron sprayground
Eyes on the Street

June 26: Steuer leaving Philly | St. Boniface homes | Feud over Feibush at 20th and Annin | Taller than Billy Penn | food truck roundup

Good morning Streeters! Looks like we’re having a heat wave, so stay prepared for temps above 90° and possible thunderstorms again today. Here's what's making news this morning: Gary…

    • The Industrial Trust is one of the banks at Front and Norris that WCRP plans to demolish in order to build affordable housing. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Commercial viability of Front St in Kensington | W Hotel moving forward | Team Vick Field for Hunting Park | Why we love Furness, now

The Industrial Trust is one of the banks at Front and Norris that WCRP plans to demolish in order to build affordable housing. | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr…

In between budget negotiations, Council passes bill requiring seals for vacant buildings

City Council continued to work toward a decision on the Mayor’s proposal to switch to a property tax system based on market values Thursday morning, but took time out to deal…

    • Councilwoman Sánchez will amend Norris Square rezoning bill

Councilwoman Sánchez will amend Norris Square rezoning bill

Councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez said Thursday that she would amend her bill that rezones portions of Norris Square from R-10 to R-10A to make its effective date the same as that of…

    • The bell tower of Greater St. Matthew Church, (formerly St. Anthony of Padua) which a developer plans to adapt for housing.
    • After community meeting, Sánchez holds Norris Square rezoning bill

After community meeting, Sánchez holds Norris Square rezoning bill

Councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez held a bill Thursday that would rezone portions of Norris Square from multi-family to single-family, saying some residents needed more time to obtain permits for already existing multi-unit…

    • Barging Through | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Norris Square zoning bill gets favorable recommendation from Council

Norris Square zoning bill gets favorable recommendation from Council

Despite impassioned testimony in opposition Wednesday morning, City Council’s Committee on Rules favorably recommended a bill that would change the zoning designations of some parcels in Norris Square from multi-family to…

    • Developer Michael Samschick's Pennthouses at Penn Treaty Village, Brown Street and Delaware Avenue..
    • Philadelphia Housing Authority unveils its first LEED-Certified development in North Philadelphia

Philadelphia Housing Authority unveils its first LEED-Certified development in North Philadelphia

PHA press releaseThe Philadelphia Housing Authority has taken another step into the future with the grand opening of its first high-performance, LEED-certified green development, the new Norris Apartments.This dedication…

    • St. Boniface Church was demolished in April, 2012
Eyes on the Street

School District's road to dissolution | Norris Square duel continues | Fairmount Fish Ladder | paying Water Works' utilities

How did the Philadelphia School District reach this decidedly desperate and low moment? City Paper’s Daniel Denvir revisits the years of mismanagement and financial crisis, the rise of charters, and…

    • Update: Councilwoman Sánchez suggests alternate plans for St. Boniface

Update: Councilwoman Sánchez suggests alternate plans for St. Boniface

Update: Councilwoman Sánchez's bill rezoning the St. Boniface site and other parcels in Norris Square will be the subject of a Rules Committee hearing in Room 400 of City Hall tomorrow,…

    • Worm's Eye View | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Norris Square protest

Divided Planning Commission recommends zoning change for Norris Square

By a split vote of 5-2, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission recommended approval Tuesday afternoon of a bill that would change the zoning designations of certain residential units in Norris Square.…

    • Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez talks rezoning and St. Bonfiace at a pitched community meeting on Monday night.
Eyes on the Street

High Noon at Norris Square: Dueling over St. Boniface and rezoning

Seventh District Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez and the Norris Square Civic Association are dueling over the fate of a major development that NSCA has already put in motion: the redevelopment of the…

    • St. Boniface

Council zoning bill would stymie St. Boniface development

Note: This article contains a clarification. Councilwoman Sánchez's bill would affect hundreds of parcels in Norris Square; the original version of this article said it would only affect around thirty. PlanPhilly…

    • West Susquehanna project

Project update from Norris Square Civic Association

Press release from NSCA Director of Real Estate Development  Maria Camoratto Norris Square Civic Association (NSCA) is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission, among other goals, is to expand the supply of affordable…

    • Front Street | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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