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Plans Announced for Redesigned “Gateway to West Philly”

The University City District revealed plans for renovations to the 40th Street Trolley Portal on Tuesday at a meeting of the Spruce Hill Community Association zoning […]

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Glam It Up: Makeover of 40th Street Trolley Portal to Start in 2016

In case you missed it, the University City District has published its latest State of University City report, an annually-released compendium of the developments bubbling up in University City. […]

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West Philly Rising

Each year, the University City District compiles, in a glossy report, the vital signs for the eastern half of West Philly. For a while now, the trend […]

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Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll Update

Tonight is the first of two Baltimore Avenue Dollar Strolls for this summer (the next is September 24th). We told you the details on vendors and […]

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Morning Headlines: Community Funds Historic Restoration at The Woodlands

Cleaned and numbered 18th century bricks. These will all be put back exactly where they came from. #cryptoconstruction A photo posted by The Woodlands (@woodlandsphila) […]

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Morning Headlines: 5 Philly Parks, Including The Rail Park, Get Boost in Funding

The William Penn Foundation will partner with The Knight Foundation to donate $11 million to five city parks, according to a report from Inga Saffron in […]

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University City District Report Says Parklets Enhance Neighborhoods

The elimination of parking space–even if it’s the loss of one or two spots–in a low-density neighborhood is not something drivers are likely to enjoy hearing, especially […]

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Morning Headlines: 40th Street Trolley Station Redesign Plan Gets More Funding

According to the Daily Pennsylvanian’s Sophia White, the University City District, which has been fundraising for the 40th Street trolley station redesign project since 2012, […]

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University City District: Crime Is Down

The latest crime-update email from the University City District reports that for the month of June there was a decrease in crime, which is always […]

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The Porch at 30th Street Station: The Most Attractive Case Study Ever Created

University City District really knows how to do things right. It’s not only that their projects tend to be functional, popular and successful. It’s that […]