Growth and consequences

We missed covering a number of stories while we were on hiatus.  Here’s the first of several news round-ups in which we play catch-up. The population of Philadelphia neighborhoods east of Broad Street have grown at a faster pace than neighborhoods west of Broad, including in South Philly, reports Curbed

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Top development stories of 2015

In 2015, we followed some sizable development projects. There were quite a few meetings regarding the long-debated 9th and Wharton development, demolition beginning soon for a mixed-use project near Broad and Washington, talk of pedestrian improvements along East Passyunk Avenue and much more. While there’s plenty of note, these were

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Take a peek inside Mt. Sinai during the building’s final days

As the final days of Mt. Sinai are upon us, have you thought about the history behind the building that’s being demolished? Conrad Benner of Streets Dept shared these photos from fellow Philadelphia photographer, @austinxc04 on Instagram, to document the interior of the deteriorating building prior to demolition.

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