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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Condominiums could be coming to 15th and Dickinson green space known as Dickinson Grove

The double-wide lot at 1441-43 Dickinson St. currently functions as a small green space known as Dickinson Grove. With a new zoning notice posted for the lot, the days of this plot of land functioning as a community gathering spot could soon be over.

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Photo of the lot from yelp.

The notice posted is for the two existing lots to be combined for a three-story structure with a roof deck to be used as three condominium units. The lot is currently zoned as RSA-5 for single-family residential usage.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

SoPhilly Spotlight: ‘Newbold meets Passyunk Square’ edition

This week’s SoPhilly Spotlight is a 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home that the listing calls “Newbold meets Passyunk Square” due to the home’s relatively close proximity to Passyunk Square and East Passyunk Crossing.

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Located at 1643 S. 15th St., this home has 2,500 sq. ft. of living space and is currently on the market for $390,000.

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Tons of street repaving work being completed in South Philly this week

As you’re driving around South Philly this week, you better watch out for street closures and “No Parking” signs.

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Photo from PlanPhilly.

The Streets Department has been in the process of resurfacing roads throughout the city all summer long. This week, a ton of South Philly roads will be worked on, which may create some delays in your travels.

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What's Happening in:  Lower Moyamensing :  Newbold :  Passyunk Square :  Point Breeze 

Bike ‘sharrows’ planned for the length of 13th and 15th streets

A $1.5 million grant announced last week will pave the way for bike infrastructure improvements, including along 13th and 15th streets through South Philly, but they’re not the full bike lanes that cyclists want and parkers fear.

Plan Philly reports that a slice of the money will fund what are called “sharrows” — a combination of the words “share” and “arrow” — to be painted on the roadway between South Street and Oregon Avenue. The bulk of that funding, however, will go toward the city’s planned (and delayed) bike share program.

Pic of a sharrow comes from Plan Philly.

Pic of a sharrow comes from Plan Philly.

The South Philadelphia Neighborhood Bikeway will also include signage on Broad Street to direct bikers off that busier street.

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