Altered Redevelopment Plans In Northwest Philly Elicit Backlash From Residents

 

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  • The Roxborough Review relates the “bitter news” that brothers Adam and Simon Rogers have canceled plans to open their Transfer Station—billed as “an innovative resource center for artists and entrepreneurs and a unique venue for the community they inspire”—within the old Green Lane Substation at the intersection of Main Street & Green Lane in Manayunk. While the brothers easily collected the $500,000 needed to acquire the building, “renovation costs and the lack of adequate plumbing proved to be insurmountable.”
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