Olney: This Week In The News – Monks Find Refuge, Neighborhood Prosperity Booms, Revitalization Project Sees New Director And More This Week

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people were talking about things happening in Olney:

Video: Cambodian Buddhist Monks find religious sanctuary in Philadelphia– A documentary following Cambodian Buddhist monk, Danh Tol, who practices at the Soryarangsky Buddhist temple in Olney. (via Philly.com)

8 Power Moves in tech and community development– Stephanie Michel takes over as the director for the North 5th Street Revitalization Project. (via Generocity)

There’s no such thing as free parking in Philly, says economist who calculated how much off-street parking adds to housing prices– Residents of neighborhoods like Olney would have difficulty losing their cars and relying on public transportation, compared to residents closer to Center City. (via Plan Philly)

Report: Point Breeze, Fairmount among Philly neighborhoods seeing the most progress– Olney falls in the second place category for neighborhoods with booming prosperity, according to a new report. (via Philly Voice)

Brianna Spause
Lew Klein Fellow for PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com // Multimedia Journalist

1 Comment

  1. Where’s that photo (above) with all the great porches and sycamores? Nedro Ave.? And what does “ICYMI” mean?

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