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36 Affordable Townhomes to Replace Vacant Lot in Port Richmond

About ten minutes from the blighted Orinoka textile factory building, another eyesore takes up promising real estate. Fortunately, like Orinoka, the vacant lot at 2201 E. Auburn […]

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Property’s Photo of the Week: A Forgotten Piece of Philly Off Roosevelt Boulevard

A photo posted by jen_es (@jen_es) on Jul 10, 2015 at 7:46am PDT Actually, there’s really nobody around at all, except a church a few […]

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Renovation Planned for Two Blighted Eyesores in Old City

A ray of hope from Hidden City’s Ryan Briggs today: The buildings at 223 and 225 Chestnut, two sister structures that have been slowly falling […]

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Morning Headlines: Kensington Blight To Be Rehabbed Into Mixed-Use Civic House

Less than a block from the El’s Somerset Station in Kensington is a former textile building that’s been falling apart for ages. It’s not the […]

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Morning Headlines: Could the Land Bank Plan Be Better?

We’ve been waiting for it since the beginning of the year, but now that the city’s new Land Bank is expected to launch in 2015, […]

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Morning Headlines: L&I Officials Request $2 Million From City Council

City-owned blight may be the hardest to get rid of, but in the meantime Licenses and Inspections has been making an effort where it can. […]