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Streetviews: Q&A with Farah Jimenez, SRC commissioner

Next up in our Streetviews video series: Farah Jimenez, a commissioner on the School Reform Commission, talking about the importance of funding our schools, the problem of letting personal baggage impede…

    • janeswalkcard
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Be a tourist at home: Seven Jane's Walks, May 2-4

It’s time to take your eyes to the street, Philly. Join PlanPhilly May 2-4 as we present Jane’s Walk, a series of free volunteer-led walks to help us explore our…

    • 401 N Broad Street, Photo by Phillytrax
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March 6: SEPTA says don't panic | L&I can't search building collapse data | Partners buy 401 N. Broad | New Penn Treaty playground | Mantua, Germantown civic groups expand efforts

Good morning Eyes on the Street! Here is a little news to start your Thursday.  SEPTA doesn't want riders to panic about talk of union workers striking if contract negotiations do…

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New salvaged metal sculpture at 40th and Powelton

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods this fall, Micaella J. Wesley and Samuel Scimeca checked out the new sculpture at 40th and Powelton, a new addition to the 40th Street corridor.…

    • Hawthorne Hall, Hidden City Festival
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Hidden City Festival opens doors to Hawthorne Hall and its past as secret society headquarters

What do the Knights of Pythias, a secret society established in 1864, and the Irish National Foresters Society, once the largest friendly society in Ireland, have in common?  At various times…

    • Philadelphia metal artists Emilie Ledieu and Bill Capizolli created the metal and glass
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Art installation adds a splash of color to 40th Street

West Philadelphia’s new “Tree of Life” sculpture and accompanying mural add a splash of color to 40th Street between Spring Garden and Baring streets thanks to collaboration between the People’s Emergency…

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Make Your Mark: Draft of Lower Lancaster Revitalization Plan Released

The yearlong, collaborative “Make Your Mark” neighborhood planning process is nearing completion, and People’s Emergency Center, the organization driving the planning process, has released a draft of the proposed Lower…

    • Art and Industry | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • Volunteers brace plywood as it is cut for use in one of the Aspen Street homes. | Christine Fisher
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Green Block Build Coalition Brings Extreme Home Makeovers to Mantua

Community partners and an estimated 300 to 400 volunteers have come together to offer extreme home makeovers to 20 low-income homeowners on the 3800 block of Aspen Street in Mantua this…

PEC announces Gloria Guard's departure, effective July 2010

People’s Emergency Center announced today that its longtime president, Gloria Guard, has resigned, effective July 1, 2010.   Guard’s letter of resignation was accepted by Sharmain Matlock-Turner, chair of the PEC…

    • As part of its project
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Mantua: Multimedia Mural Project Addresses Homelessness Among Children

By Christine Fisher & Kara Savidge, for Philadelphia Neighborhoods When Jane Golden, the executive director of the Mural Arts Program, received an application for a project intended to address homelessness in the…

    • Syeeba Stevenson and Andrea Smith are People’s Emergency Center interns

Mantua: People’s Emergency Center involves local residents in neighborhood planning

By Christine Fisher and Kara SavidgeFor PlanPhilly With the help of a $100,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation, People’s Emergency Center has embarked on “Make Your Mark,” a…

    • Jose Melesil and Moses Gonzalez, the sub-contractor for the cement company, finished laying the concrete in front of Jannie's Place in two days. | Kara Savidge for Philadelphia Neighborhoods
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Mantua: Jannie's Place Aims to Assist Homeless Women and Children

by Kara Savidge for Philadelphia Neighborhoods What once existed as an indication of neglect, a vacant lot at 617 N. 40th St., is now a sign of redevelopment and sustainability in…

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September 26-30: Preservation Power | Zoning at City Council | Weatherization Workshop | LOOK! on Lancaster

Jean Carroon Monday, September 26, 6pm.  PennDesign, 210 S. 34th Street, Meyerson Hall B-3. Jean Carroon, a principal at Goody Clancy, comes to Penn to discuss the power of adaptive reuse,…

    • Catalyst for Change Church members Janice Niangane, Tracey Dickerson, Eric Pierce and Pastor Keon Gerow prepare a hole in the sidewalk for planting.
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Mantua: Volunteers Plant Trees Along 40th Street Pedestrian Corridor

Catalyst for Change Church members Janice Niangane, Tracey Dickerson, Eric Pierce and Pastor Keon Gerow prepare a hole in the sidewalk for planting. Led by People’s Emergency Center (PEC) and UC…

Publications and Newsletters, May 2010

GRID Philly, May 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. Sustainable Communities Initiatives - West Philadelphia, May…

Call to artists for West Philadelphia benefit

The 40th Street Artist in Residence (AIR) Program, provides one year of free studio space to West Philadelphia artists. In exchange, the artists must complete community outreach projects. One such project…

Updates on Sustainable Communities Initiative in West Philadelphia

Sustainable Communities Initiative in West Philadelphia The Sustainable Communities Initiative in West Philadelphia (SCI-West), a new integrated and collaborative model for community development started by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC),…

Portion of Mayor Nutter's $13 million for commercial corridors goes to Lancaster Ave

University City Review: Lancaster Ave receives piece of the $13 million pie for small businesses Standing in front of Villa, 4034 Lancaster Ave, last Sunday, February 8th, Mayor Michael Nutter…

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