21 hours ago

Could Parkside Become a Thing?

...And this brings us to a collection of vacant lots on the southwest corner of 39th & Girard...

    Could Parkside Become a Thing?
    As Philadelphia development has boomed in the last decade or so, we've seen major changes in several neighborhoods, like Point Breeze, Francisville, and East Kensington, for example. In each of those neighborhoods and a few others, new construction has filled in vast swaths of vacant land, and developers have repaired or replaced countless blighted buildings.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

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Nov 30

Gunman Shoots, Kills Man Outside His West Philadelphia Home

The 56-year-old victim was returning to his house on 41st Street and Westminster Avenue at 7:43 p.m. after shopping when an unidentified gunman opened fire. The man was struck once in the abdomen and once in the left leg. He was taken to Presbyterian Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

    Gunman Shoots, Kills Man Outside His West Philadelphia Home
    A man was shot and killed in front of his home in West Philadelphia Tuesday night.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 23

41st Bridge Reopens After More Than 20 Years Of Detours

On the other side, at 41st and Poplar, inside the West Philadelphia Senior Citizen Center, folks had some mixed feelings.

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Residents who live in adjacent Belmont and Parkside neighborhoods are now reunited, with the re-opening of the 41st Street Bridge, which had been closed 22-years.

    41st Bridge Reopens After More Than 20 Years Of Detours
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Residents who live in adjacent Belmont and Parkside neighborhoods are now reunited, with the re-opening of the 41st Street Bridge, which had been closed 22-years. On the Belmont side, outside Second Antioch Baptist Church, folks rejoiced. "It was closed 20 years."
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Nov 20

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Nov 16

New 41st Street Bridge opens to traffic

The new roadway includes two travel lanes with wide shoulders and sidewalks, new street lighting, signing, line striping, ADA curb ramps, and enhanced safety features, such as the realignment of the Mantua Avenue and 41st Street intersection.

    New 41st Street Bridge opens to traffic | West Philly Local
    Posted on 16 November 2016 The rebuilt 41st Street Bridge, connecting Mantua Avenue and Poplar Street over train tracks, has reopened to traffic today. The old, deteriorating bridge, which closed in 1994, was completely removed and replaced with a new, two-span structure with architectural concrete parapets and fencing.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Nov 16

Nov 12

Letters from son to father bring home the Civil War to Philadelphia

At the same time, Christ Church also had Union loyalists, including founding members of the fledgling Union League, formed to support the Union and Lincoln's policies, Quigley said.

    Letters from son to father bring home the Civil War to Philadelphia
    On a rainy day more than 20 years ago, educator William Quigley Jr. and his colleagues were hauling archival materials from a flooding basement at the Governor's Academy in Byfield, Mass., when they came upon a mystery. - Edward Colimore, Philadelphia Inquirer
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