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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Check out the proposed streetscape improvements for historic Fabric Row

Historic Fabric Row, the often overlooked step-child of South Street, is finally getting its time in the spotlight. This week the initial conceptual design for Streetscape and Facade Improvement of Fabric Row is being rolled out to the residents and business owners along 4th Street.

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The conceptual design was prepared by the Community Design Collaborative – an organization with their hands in all kinds of redevelopment projects, from the proposed redesign of Columbus Square Park to the greening of the Southwark schoolyard – and brought together architects, landscape architects, lighting designers and historic preservationists to make recommendations on improving the street.

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Spotted: “Street Lagoon” flows over Christian Street in Queen Village

You might notice something quite different on the 300 block of Christian Street, where large blue circles appeared recently on the sidewalks and street. So, what is this thing?

Pic comes from the QVNA website

Pic comes from the QVNA website

According to the Queen Villiage Neighbors Association, in early June environmental artist and sculptor, Stacy Levy, Continue Reading →

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What's Happening in:  Queen Village 

Fabric Row will get spruced up with streetscape improvements

Historic Fabric Row, aka the 4th Street corridor, has been undergoing a renaissance in the last couple years as boutiques have taken up residence (we told you about one today!)  in vacant spaces interspersed among the fabric stores. The transformation has helped make the area not just a mecca for sewers and crafters, but a uniquely charming shopping destination.

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Looking south on 4th from Bainbridge

 

The South Street Headhouse District hopes to capitalize on those improvements and help keep them coming by using a recently awarded Community Design Collaborative grant to improve the overall streetscape in the hopes of attracting and keeping business.

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