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The milk bottle tower in Kensington is now officially historic

8/24 PIDC is offering RFQ for 4601 Market Street

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150 N. 6th Street

    Iconic Kensington milk bottle protected from wrecking ball
    Kensington's iconic milk bottle-shaped water tower and the aging industrial building it perches upon can no longer be demolished without a fight. In a unanimous Friday vote, the Philadelphia Historical Commission added the 120-year-old structure to the local historic register.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

This Philly woman is teaching real estate to the housing insecure

Monica Wright walks through her most recent purchase — a house on 48th Street near Fairmount Avenue in West Philly.

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Before she became a real estate sales agent at DJCRE Property Management on Snyder Avenue near 16th Street, Wright lived in a Section 8 housing complex near Jefferson Square in Southwark. She was a single mother of four — soon to be five — children.

...estate. The 10 a.m. session will be at the Church of the Advocate on Diamond Street near 18th, and at 2 p.m., she’ll offer another at her real estate office in...

    This Philly woman is teaching real estate to the housing insecure
    Monica Wright showed her first house 27 years ago - exactly one week after her fourth daughter was born. Before she became a real estate sales agent at DJCRE Property Management on Snyder Avenue near 16th Street, Wright lived in a Section 8 housing complex near Jefferson Square in Southwark.
    https://billypenn.com

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    CLOSURE OF TWO (2)UNGROUND STORAGE TANKS: ONE (1) AT 5,000 GALLONS AND ONE (1) AT 1,000 GALLONS,BOTH FORMERLY USED TO STORE #2 HEATING OIL. EPA CERTIFICATION & CLOSURE REPORT TO BE SUBMITTED TO INSPECTOR. THE REMOVAL MUST COMPLY WITH THE REGULATIONS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION. (PADEP)

    4718-46 MARKET ST Issued January 8, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

One issue with 'dockless' bike share, possibly coming to Philly? Bikes tossed around everywhere.

8/24 PIDC is offering RFQ for 4601 Market Street

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150 N. 6th Street

    Philly is considering dockless bike share
    The city's contract with Bike Transit Systems, the Philadelphia-based company that's run Indego since day one expires in June of 2019. Ritz says he expects for around ten firms to respond to the RFI. Negotiations over the city's next bike share contract could come as early as the summer, depending on the responses the city gets.
    http://planphilly.com

Jan 09

People riding bikes and people driving cars flout traffic laws at the same rate, per a new study

8/24 PIDC is offering RFQ for 4601 Market Street

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150 N. 6th Street

    Cyclists violate traffic law no more than drivers, new data shows
    A new study from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) seems to further confirm a sinking suspicion many Philadelphians have: Everyone on the road is a law-breaking jerk. The FDOT study [ PDF] is the latest suggesting that motorists and cyclists both violate traffic laws at about the same rate: cyclists comply 88 percent of the time and drivers 85 percent of the time.
    http://planphilly.com

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James Rhoads Elementary School has been close...

James Rhoads Elementary School has been closed due to a water main break today, Tuesday, December 19. All students are being relocated to Parkway West High School/MYA at 4725 Fairmount Ave. Updates regarding dismissal will be made available later today. #PHLed

    School District of Philadelphia
    School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 40K likes. Welcome to the official School District of Philadelphia Facebook page. www.philasd.org | www.twitter.com/PHLschools |...
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Dec 19

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Dec 18

Meet the ex-gambler who's the biggest single purchaser of Philly properties sold at sheriff's sales

8/24 PIDC is offering RFQ for 4601 Market Street

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150 N. 6th Street

    Gamblers, foreign money and struggling homeowners: Inside Philly's sheriff sale boom
    Above a nondescript dry cleaners in Center City sits a mysterious little office. The rare visitor has to walk through an unrelated tax preparation business to reach its three tiny rooms, each overflowing with stacks of paperwork.
    http://planphilly.com

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    INSTALLATION OF NEW 100 AMP PANEL AND ASSOCIATED METER ALONG WITH 17 NEW SITE LIGHTING POLES AND HEADS.

    4615 FAIRMOUNT AVE Issued December 12, 2017 Comment

Dec 12

Proposed moratorium on demolition on Ridge Avenue has led to a rush of demolition applications

8/24 PIDC is offering RFQ for 4601 Market Street

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The six properties in the crosshairs all are relatively close to each other, ranging from 6526 Ridge Avenue up to 6649 Ridge Avenue.

The six properties in the crosshairs all are relatively close to each other, ranging from 6526 Ridge Avenue up to 6649 Ridge Avenue.

150 N. 6th Street

    Ridge Avenue demolition moratorium spurs demolition requests
    A proposed demolition mortarium on Ridge Avenue, in Northwest Philadelphia, has spurred a wave of demolition applications. The bill, introduced by Councilman Curtis Jones, would apply to a five-mile stretch of the thoroughfare that runs between Wissahickon Creek and Northwestern Avenue on the Montgomery County border.
    http://planphilly.com

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