- SEPTA will shed some light on Wayne Junction’s Improvement Project tonight at the station from 4 to 6:30. The effort will help place the station on the National Register for Historical Places, as well as ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Like the Chelten Plaza plans in Germantown, Councilwoman Donna Reed Miller’s efforts to move the 8200 Germantown Ave Bowman project along is being heavily criticized by Chestnut Hill residents as irresponsible and redundant.
- PlanPhilly looks at Carl Dranoff’s plans for a transit-oriented residential unit on the northeast corner of Broad & South streets. With zoning variances granted by Councilman DiCicco, the project will likely move forward, as local residents seem satisfied with the changes in the design.
- The Inquirer reports on yesterday’s 400+ property auction from the Housing Authority. The parcels were sold with the stipulation of being developed within five years.
- Philadelphia Neighborhoods reports that Queen Village’s George W. Nebinger School is undergoing classroom improvements thanks to newly utilized federal legislation to assist cash strapped districts—from the Clinton administration.
- University City Review discusses the impact of smaller construction companies with Angelo Perryman, President and CEO of Perryman B&C, having taken part in over 1,000 area construction projects in the past 13 years.
About the author
Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.
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