Francisville

Francisville: An End to Vacant Lots?

“Francisville is filled with vacant lots and we are working hard to stabilize them,” said Penelope Giles, the president of the Francisville Neighborhood Development Corp. Recently, the Planning Commission of Philadelphia has released a draft […]

Francisville

Francisville: Finding Food

The CVS Pharmacy at Broad Street and Girard Avenue in Francisville is rarely empty. Dozens of customers stream in and out during the business day. Some walk out toting the usual – soaps, first aid […]

Francisville

Francisville: Sidewalk Talk

You may notice some sidewalk construction in Francisville this month. Some areas of sidewalk in the neighborhood are cracked or noticeably missing, with pebbles and grass peeking out from beneath the snow. But several streetscape […]