Posts Tagged ‘Fox Chase’

At 40, A New Lease On Life For Please Touch Museum

At 40, A New Lease On Life For Please Touch Museum

October 3, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Memorial Hall institution celebrates birthday, anticipating the reuse of a Brewerytown brewery, residential parking returning to Ben Franklin Bridge’s shadows, state contributing $10 million to Gallery redesign, and sidewalk advocacy in Fox Chase > more

Philly Still On The 2016 DNC Short List

Philly Still On The 2016 DNC Short List

November 25, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Philly included in the three prospective DNC cities, planning money for Fox Chase trail, apartment complex changes hands amid redevelopment, and East Falls residents debate where to put a dog park > more

Weighing Futures In The Central Northeast

Weighing Futures In The Central Northeast

December 5, 2013  |  News

Reversing car dependency, creating pedestrian scale on Cottman Avenue, increasing density and mixed-uses, and preserving Midcentury Modern commercial architecture are key features of the plan as it head toward its final form. Sandy Smith reports > more

As Central Northeast District Plan Moves Forward, Cottman Avenue Becomes Focus

As Central Northeast District Plan Moves Forward, Cottman Avenue Becomes Focus

October 8, 2013  |  Vantage

The Planning Commission's Central Northeast District Plan should be ready for action in the spring, but in the meantime they're engaging Northeast residents with meetings and workshops to guide their direction. Sandy Smith reports on last week's which focused on Cottman Avenue, Northeast's downtown > more

Restoring Shoemaker Junior High

Restoring Shoemaker Junior High

May 14, 2012  |  Morning Blend

An inclusive look at the past century of Philadelphia's school system, capturing the Kensington tale through beauty, hospital construction work underway in Fox Chase, and new Quaker meetinghouse in Chestnut Hill to break ground tomorrow > more