Weccacoe Playground renovations began this week

Weccacoe Playground has been set for renovations for some time now, but once the historical burial ground was discovered on the site, plans became delayed. After much debate over the future of this community space on the 400 block of Catharine St., it was decided in February that construction would

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Weccacoe Playground improvements to move forward despite historic burial ground on site

Weccacoe Playground on the 400 block of Catharine Street boasts more than just playground equipment. Underneath that community space is a burial ground for as many as 5,000 people from the Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in the 1800’s. With this burial ground being named to the National Register

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7-story mixed-use building proposed for corner of 6th and Washington Ave.

The Queen Village Neighborhood Association will discuss the proposed demolition of three existing structures at 541 and 542 Washington Ave. and 1043 S. 6th St. in favor of a 7-story mixed-use building. The project needs a zoning variance and the public meeting will take place on Nov. 11 at 7:30

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