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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Take a tour of holiday lights in East Passyunk Crossing on Sunday

It’s that time of the year again. East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association will be hosting its annual tour of lights this Sunday, December 11.

Photo: J. Fusco via EPX

Photo: J. Fusco via EPX

The neighborhood is full of holiday cheer, with the Miracle on 13th Street looking as bright as ever and other seasonal displays around the neighborhood.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association celebrating 10 years with rooftop party at Bok

East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association is celebrating 10 years of serving the South Philly community, with boundaries of Broad to 6th and Tasker to Snyder.

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Since a decade of service is a big deal, the civic association is hosting a party on the rooftop at Bok.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Updated Bok School plans presented for zoning district remapping

At last night’s East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association meeting at Neumann-Goretti High School, plans were presented to remap the Bok School, located at 1901 S. 9th St., to IRMX, which is a new zoning district that allows for a mix of residential, commercial, artisan and low-impact industrial use.

Edward Bok Technical High School, via Wikipedia

Edward Bok Technical High School, via Wikipedia

Currently Bok is zoned as RSA-5, which is the zoning for a single-family home. With 340,000 sq. ft. of space, that would be one mansion of a single-family home.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Experience EPX in cool new ways with this silent auction

Want to be one of the first to dine at chef Joncarl Lachman’s new restaurant? How about touring the renovations being done to convert the Bok School? These opportunities and more are up for grabs as part of the East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association Silent Auction.

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Guitar lessons with the Philadelphia Guitar School, dinner with Councilman Mark Squilla, the opportunity to make an ice cream with Little Baby’s and more are among the other opportunities available in this “experiences” silent auction fundraiser.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Construction begins on 7th and Dudley — in area that used to not have an RCO

There is a new infill project underway at the corner of 7th and Dudley streets.

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Permits were granted back in late 2013 for the erection of two three-story structures at 1926 and 1930 S. 7th St. The buildings are not to exceed 35 feet in height and look to be multifamily dwellings.

7th and Dudley from June of 2012 (via Google Maps)

7th and Dudley from June of 2012 (via Google Maps)

As you can see from the pictures, the area was spruced up a bit before construction with the installation of Mural Arts project “Southeast by Southeast” in 2012. However, multiple CLIP violations were levied against the lots that encompass this corner.

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What's Happening in:  Dickinson Square West :  East Passyunk Crossing 

EPX civic expands boundaries east to 6th Street

The East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association has voted to expand its eastern boundary from 8th Street to 6th, rounding up a sliver of South Philly that we once called a civic no-man’s land.

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EPX civic president Joseph F. Marino said the measure was unanimously approved at the group’s general membership meeting last month. “They needed to have representation in that neighborhood for zoning and all the other quality of life issues, because there’s strength in numbers,” Marino said. “Sometimes if one or two people are complaining, they don’t get the attention they need.”

The new boundaries are Broad to 6th, Tasker to Snyder.

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