GoFundMe created to raise money for zoning appeal of development planned for former Triangle Park space

The triangle-shaped plot of land at 6th, Passyunk and Christian has been a much-debated property in Bella Vista. It was once home to a gas station, but once that ceased to exist, the lot sat vacant for years. Triangle Park, a community green space, was created on the property, but

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New 2,000 sq. ft. fitness facility opening soon in Bella Vista

A 2,000 sq. ft. fitness facility will soon be opening its doors in Bella Vista. Charge Performance and Wellness will use barbells, kettlebells and other equipment that emphasizes movement in running, jumping, climbing and throwing. This fitness center is expected to open later in April at 928 Christian St.

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Design a logo for Queen Village’s soon-to-be-redesigned Front Street Gateway

Ground is expected to be broken in the fall for a community space on Front Street between Christian Street and Washington Avenue called the Front Street Gateway. This green community space is meant to serve as a connection between two of Queen Village’s historic landmarks, the Sparks Shot Tower and

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Ballet company and school have relocated to Shiloh Baptist Church

BalletFleming and the Philadelphia Ballet School have moved. Both the dance school and company are now located on the second floor of the Shiloh Baptist Church at 2040 Christian St. This move is a partnership with another Philadelphia-based dance company, Junk.

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Zoning board denies proposal for mixed-use development at 6th and Christian

New plans were presented in November for a mixed-use development for the former Triangle Park property at the intersection of 6th Street, East Passyunk Avenue and Christian Street. The first versions of the plans included five-stories with 12 apartments. The developers, Dan Rosin and Rafi Licht, have since changed the plans

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Developers have purchased First African Baptist Church at 16th and Christian

In October of 2015, First African Baptist Church at 16th and Christian was added to the city’s register of historic locations. In the early 1800’s, this church was founded by freed slaves from Virginia. This current structure was then built in the early 1900’s. The church has now been purchased

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