Posts Tagged ‘Frankford’

Archdiocese Plans Affordable Senior Housing On South Broad

Archdiocese Plans Affordable Senior Housing On South Broad

February 25, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Catholic Health Services to build affordable senior housing on South Broad, nuisance clothing donation bins being removed, the next decade of changes for the Schuylkill, Butkovitz says City not too ambitious with selling of tax liens, and Frankford CDC to conduct market study > more

Bridging National Divides In Northeast Philadelphia

Bridging National Divides In Northeast Philadelphia

November 23, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Selling the Northeast to tourists, discerning a Richardsonian beneath billboards on North Broad, and trading parking spots for flower beds on Bainbridge > more

Millennials Mortgaging Kensington

Millennials Mortgaging Kensington

October 22, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Kensington home prices on the rise, state recommends traffic interventions on Frankford’s Castor Ave, grants in West Philly, and 30th Street IRS building may be sold > more

Is This The Train Tragedy We'll Learn From? (Updated)

Is This The Train Tragedy We’ll Learn From? (Updated)

May 13, 2015  |  Vantage

It's hard to imagine last night's Amtrak tragedy being any worse when at least seven people are confirmed dead. But the derailed Train 188 stopped just shy of a parked oil train. Brad Maule ponders the disinvestment of both Amtrak and infrastructure—and the increase in both Amtrak ridership and oil train frequency > more

Fragments Of The Franco Belgium Society In Frankford

Fragments Of The Franco Belgium Society In Frankford

April 20, 2015  |  Vantage

Underneath a thick coating of concrete and graffiti lies the former home of The Franco Belgium Society. Memories of the French and Belgian presence that arrived in Frankford during WWI has mostly been lost to a neighborhood exodus in the 1960's and fading recollections. Contributor Max Marin gathers the last remaining fragments of the community and the clubhouse on Deal Street > more