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31st Street Triplex Has a Boring Present

...and small. Most recently, we told you about plans for a new building coming to 34th & Hamilton, and expressed concern that it would probably look bad. We're sticking with that prediction...

A much smaller project is on the boards for 526 N 31st St., which sits on an interesting block just north of Spring Garden Street. As recently as...

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...over West Philly in recent years. We've seen it in a concentrated area near 40th & Baring. And we've also seen it pop up at various Mantua locations, sprinkled around the...

20 hours ago

Construction projects keep campus buzzing over the summer

Three significant projects being built from the ground up are 3901 Walnut St.; the New College House, located on Hill Field; and the Neural and Behavioral Sciences Building, which will sit between the Leidy Labs at 3740 Hamilton Walk and the Carolyn Lynch Labs at 433 South University Ave.

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The 3901 Walnut St. project—a six-story LEED gold building located at the corner of 39th and Walnut streets—is scheduled to be completed in April of 2015.

The 3901 Walnut St. project—a six-story LEED gold building located at the corner of 39th and Walnut streets—is scheduled to be completed in April of 2015.

Three significant projects being built from the ground up are 3901 Walnut St.; the New College House, located on Hill Field; and the Neural and Behavioral Sciences Building, which will sit between the Leidy Labs at 3740 Hamilton Walk and the Carolyn Lynch Labs at 433 South University Ave.

...one future tenant, Penn’s Office of Government and Community Affairs, is currently located at 133 S. 36th St. The office’s current home has been earmarked to become part of the Ronald O...

The streets that border the New College House, specifically 34th and Chestnut, are major thoroughfares, with plenty of foot, bicycle, and car traffic. Michael Dausch, executive director...

20 hours ago

Time to Get Mighty, West Philly Teens! And here's one surefire way: Sign up f...

Sign up for our FREE SAT Prep at MW West (39th & Lancaster). We're offering it this fall.

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  • We Devour Books!

    Ms. C. is asking for $530.38:
    My students need 40 copies each of Pygmalion and Lyddie, which are high interest and aligned with the rigorous expectations of the Common Core. They also need a Pygmalion unit plan.
    Morton McMichael Elementary School Comment

2 days ago

We are proud to be one the BenePhilly Centers.

...Catholic Social Services at 4400 N. Reese St. 3.The People's Emergency Center at 3939 Warren St. 4.Project HOME at 1515 Fairmount Ave. 5.Utilities Emergency Services Fund at 1617 John...

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...benefit_centers/benephilly or visit any of the new six BenePhilly Centers: 1.Philadelphia FIGHT at 1233 Locust St. 2.Catholic Social Services at 4400 N. Reese St. 3.The People's Emergency Center...

...St. 3.The People's Emergency Center at 3939 Warren St. 4.Project HOME at 1515 Fairmount Ave. 5.Utilities Emergency Services Fund at 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 840 6.United...

...Fund at 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 840 6.United Communities Southeast Philadelphia at 2029 S. Eighth St.

2 days ago

Last year, reacting to the closing of school libraries, we began distributing fr...

Tomorrow, from noon to 5pm, is book drop-off day at our West Philadelphia site, corner of 39th and Lancaster. Hope to see you there.

2 days ago

New report finds small but growing arts community in battered Mantua

The Drexel study examined a smaller area, bounded by Market Street to the south, Mantua Avenue and Parrish Street to the north, 40th Street to the west, and the Schuylkill to the east.

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New report finds small, but growing, arts community in battered Mantua

The Drexel study examined a smaller area, bound by Market Street to the south, Mantua Avenue and Parrish Street to the north, 40th Street to the west and the Schuylkill to the east.

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Development Spreading from Baring to Spring Garden Street

...along Spring Garden Street in University City over the past year. Last summer, 24-unit 3221 Spring Garden St. had just started to be framed out, but by this spring it looked as though...

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...here then you're likely familiar with the flash of redevelopment that whipped through the 4000 block of Baring Street two years ago and kept on going to the 4100 block, transforming a block of...

Today, we look at a couple of projects just one block to the north. Two years ago, the 4000 block of Spring Garden was host to a few vacant parcels, and at the end of the block on the northeast corner of Spring Garden & Budd, a three-story home was under construction after a fire.

...others on the block still look pretty great, at least from a distance. Meanwhile, at 4080 Spring Garden St., a new building with a third-floor setback is under construction on a former vacant...

...renovations on a charming old building with a long front porch. Now, just south of 40th & Spring Garden, along the 400 block of N. 40th St., which is just north of that formerly...

...building with a long front porch. Now, just south of 40th & Spring Garden, along the 400 block of N. 40th St., which is just north of that formerly swinging 4000 block of Baring Street, there's...

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Mark it down! Mighty Party. Sept. 5th. Mighty Writers West. 39th & Lancaster.

Mark it down! Mighty Party. Sept. 5th. Mighty Writers West. 39th & Lancaster.

6 days ago

Gosnell's Son in Court on Burglary Charges

Alexander, who changed his last name from Gosnell following his father's arrest, allegedly broke into a rowhome along the 3700 block of Brandywine Avenue in the Mantua section in June.

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Aug 21

Spotted leaning against a wall on Lancaster Avenue at 39th in West Philadelphia...

Spotted leaning against a wall on Lancaster Avenue at 39th in West Philadelphia...

Aug 21

Aug 20

Get your Mo'ne game day button free! Just stop by either our South Philly (15th...

Get your Mo'ne game day button free! Just stop by either our South Philly (15th & Christian) or West Philly (39th & Lancaster) site from 11am to 1pm and pick one up! Go Taney Dragons!

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Get your Mo'ne game day button free! Just stop by either our South Philly (15th & Christian) or West Philly (39th & Lancaster) site from 11am to 1pm and pick one up! Go Taney Dragons!

Aug 20

  • We Need More to Read!

    Ms. C. is asking for $557.36:
    My students need Long Walk to Water, and Inside Out and Back Again, which are high interest and aligned with the rigorous expectations of the Common Core.
    Morton McMichael Elementary School Comment

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Aug 16

Stop by Mighty Writers West today, 3861 Lancaster Ave. to pick up some free book...

Stop by Mighty Writers West today, 3861 Lancaster Ave. to pick up some free book...

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Aug 15

WePAC moving to a new location, holding big sale

...location and holding a big moving sale at their current location in Powelton Village at 3603 Hamilton Street. The two-day sale began on Thursday and everything must go before their moving day...

Today’s sale started at 9 a.m. and will go on until 5 p.m. so stop by at the corner of 36th and Hamilton to check it out. Please bring a donation for the free items. All proceeds will go to WePAC’s mission.

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The new WePAC location starting this Sunday is at 5070 Parkside.

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Aug 14

Tonight Picks: Night Market Lancaster Avenue, Jazz At Franklin Square, Pairings On The Parkway, Yoga On The Pier, Free Movie Screenings, Pop-Up Beer Gardens And More

...sure to stop by and check out the Visit Philly pop-up photo booth at Lancaster Avenue and 38th Street and tag your photos with the hashtags #NightMkt and #VisitPhilly. Check out our full guide...

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Where: Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where: Clark Park, 4398 Chester Avenue

Where: Race Street Pier, Columbus Boulevard at Race Street

Where: Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue

Aug 14

Night Market Philadelphia Arrives On Lancaster Avenue In West Philly Tonight, August 14 With More Than 70 Food Vendors, Two Stages, Yards Brews And More

Plus, be sure to stop by and check out the Visit Philly pop-up photo booth at Lancaster Avenue and 38th Street.

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325 Chestnut Street (215) 574-9440

Paid parking lots are available along Market Street between 34th Street and 40th Street, including Central Parking, 3901 Market Street.

Aug 14

Tonight's the night, West Philly! Night Market on Lancaster Avenue, 6 to 10pm....

Stop by our MW center at 39th and Lancaster. DJ Reezy will be spinning all the write stuff!

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