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Long vacant Mt. Sinai Hospital buildings to be renovated into apartments in Pennsport

Last summer I wrote about the Pennsport neighborhood in South Philadelphia.  Pennsport is south of Washington Avenue and just east of Columbus Boulevard, and it includes Jefferson Square and Dickinson Square Parks.  While the neighborhood is solidly middle-class and has … Continue reading

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Dickinson Square Park renovations lead to improvements in Pennsport

Dickinson Square Park is a three-acre park in the middle of South Philadelphia’s Pennsport neighborhood, near the Delaware River waterfront.  Pennsport is an old neighborhood, known for the Mummer clubhouses along Second Street (known to the locals as 2 Street) … Continue reading

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