Monthly Archives: August 2011

Clark Park being renovated

University City’s Clark Park is a three-block long, green oasis in the middle of lower University City.  It sits in the middle of Spruce Hill, at 43rd Street & Baltimore Avenue, extending down to Woodland Avenue, into the middle of the … Continue reading

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Mariposa food co-op expands on Baltimore Avenue

The Mariposa Co-op is an atypical grocery store in West Philadelphia.  Founded in the 1960’s, and at its current location on Baltimore Avenue; near 47th Street; since 1971, it is a small food market in which one must be a … Continue reading

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Large new apartment development on Market Street West

Market Street West is the heart of the city’s corporate community, with the largest and tallest office buildings either on, or adjacent to, the thoroughfare.  The stretch of Market, from City Hall to 22nd Street, is like a canyon flanked … Continue reading

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Delaware waterfront plan is released to the public

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has released their long-awaited master plan for the central Delaware waterfront to the public.  They had a public presentation at the Festival Pier on June 13 and recently made the plan available for download and public … Continue reading

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