Posts Tagged ‘Germantown’

Lush Spring Greens In Verdant East Germantown

Lush Spring Greens In Verdant East Germantown

May 21, 2014  |  Last Light

Awbury Arboretum may not carry the cachet or turnstile receipts of Morris Arboretum just up the hill, but as a large, free public space, it serves perhaps an even more important role to its Northwest Philadelphia neighbors. Brad Maule brings us these photos from the historic 55-acre grounds in East Germantown > more

School District Serious About Selling Properties, But Not Maintaining Them

School District Serious About Selling Properties, But Not Maintaining Them

May 8, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A federal study on mold deemed too expensive, Germantown High’s sale accelerated, lessons for bike share, and a northeast facility trades hands > more

Taking On The G-Word In G-town

Taking On The G-Word In G-town

May 1, 2014  |  Vantage

Following Spike Lee's soliloquy on it in February, gentrification has a renewed place in the public discourse. That includes in Germantown, where last Saturday, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger moderated a panel discussion the topic. Theresa Everline weighs the concerns voiced there and examines how real the threat of gentrification is in the Northwest neighborhood > more

Delays Announced For Bike Share & Venice Island Performing Arts Center

Delays Announced For Bike Share & Venice Island Performing Arts Center

April 24, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Bike Share pushed back until next spring, Manayunk construction project schedule suffers from daunting winter, anticipating gentrification in Germantown, and Philly’s place within ice cream lore > more

Looking Ahead For Germantown High School Building

Looking Ahead For Germantown High School Building

April 22, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Advocates seek to preserve building’s legacy, an internationally focused seminar space approved for Penn’s campus, Ramsey lobbies for speed cameras on the Boulevard, and an update on the upcoming 40th Street Trolley portal project > more