Posts Tagged ‘housing’

Key Housing & Community Development Projects Threatened By Proposed House Budget (UPDATED)

Key Housing & Community Development Projects Threatened By Proposed House Budget (UPDATED)

July 31, 2013  |  News

Housing and community development advocates see block grants as key to neighborhood development, but funding would be cut substantially under the budget being considered by the House of Representatives. As the House votes today or tomorrow, the development of Lancaster Avenue and other projects hangs in the balance. Christopher Mote reports > more

Two Historic Kensington Bank Buildings Get Short End of Zoning Board Decision

Two Historic Kensington Bank Buildings Get Short End of Zoning Board Decision

August 16, 2012  |  News

The ZBA approves the Women's Community Revitalization Project's plan for 25 units of low-income housing at the long-disputed site under the El. Preservationists and community groups in Fishtown and Kensington are opposed to the project > more

Another Church Goes In G-Ho

Another Church Goes In G-Ho

May 29, 2012  |  Buzz

Demolition by neglect at the Mt. Olive AME Church on Fitzwater Street, as housing is coming > more

Lenfest Hall's

Lenfest Hall’s “Missed Opportunites”

January 18, 2012  |  Morning Blend

"Okay isn't okay" for Lenfest Hall's lacking modernist design, according to one blogger; seeking continuity on Chestnut; ban on Temple student housing in Yorktown upheld; and > more

Naval Gazing

Naval Gazing

December 21, 2011  |  Last Light

Laura Kicey's unsettling photos of the old barracks housing at the Navy Yard, scheduled to be demolished December 27th to make way for South Port, a new multi-modal marine terminal. The suburban-style houses were used for training exercises by SWAT and demolition teams > more