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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

Concordia Group proposes apartments, townhomes for shuttered Vare School

We’ve been following the sales of the shuttered Bok, Vare and Smith schools for a while now. The Bok School is set to become a huge mixed-use space, but the plans for the other two schools haven’t been as quick to come through.

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According to PhillyMag, the Concordia Group, who are also behind the proposed development that will replace Mt. Sinai, now has plans to develop Abigail Vare Elementary at 1619 E. Moyamensing Ave. into 45 apartments in the former school and six new townhomes behind the school.

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

String Theory Charter School interested in the Abigail Vare school building in Pennsport

In a public meeting with the Pennsport Civic Association last night, String Theory Charter School revealed that they have an “agreement of interest” with the owners of the shuttered Abigail Vare school building at 1621 E. Moyamensing Ave. with the plans of opening a new public charter school.

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Angela Corosanite, Founder of String Theory Charter Schools, explained that the decision to file the charter application with the School Reform Commission (SRC) was made after talking with Pennsport Civic’s Dr. James Moylan, State Representative William Keller and Councilman Mark Squilla. “We thought Pennsport was really in need of a school,” said Corosanite.

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