Posts Tagged ‘Queen Village’

Planning Commission Scoffs At Bill To Increase Parking Minimums

Planning Commission Scoffs At Bill To Increase Parking Minimums

September 21, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Chilly reception for Blackwell’s parking proposal, Historical Commission committee supportive of designating three Baptist churches, Saint-Gobain gives $700K for LOVE Park, and the artistic filling of some South Philly potholes > more

200-Year-Old Torresdale School Nominated To Historic Register

200-Year-Old Torresdale School Nominated To Historic Register

September 6, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Lower Dublin Academy re-nominated to historic register, Philly parks and the New Deal, and Queen Village shopping center to get upgrade > more

Queen Villagers Work Toward Neighborhood Integration By Organizing Around Kids

Queen Villagers Work Toward Neighborhood Integration By Organizing Around Kids

August 2, 2016  |  News

In Queen Village there’s a rare attempt to bridge community divides between affluent residents and tenants of an affordable housing complex through summer programs for neighborhood kids, support for public schools, and representation on the civic association. Is it working? Jake Blumgart checks in on the process of building a more inclusive Queen Village > more

Mantua Residents Push For Rezoning

Mantua Residents Push For Rezoning

June 8, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Mantua groups anxious for rezoning legislation, ground broken for Cambria Hotel on South Broad, Queen Street Tunnel to get wheat pasted, and industrial chic at Morris Arboretum > more

Embracing The Quirky Confines Of Trinity Homes

Embracing The Quirky Confines Of Trinity Homes

March 15, 2016  |  Morning Blend

A look inside Philly’s answer to the tiny home phenomenon, more residential planned for Broad & Washington, 43.3% of Philadelphians live in “distressed” areas, more student housing for Powelton Village, do-it-yourself block cleaning, and repair work begins on vandalized Andorra school grounds > more