Tacony: Community Development Starts With Cleaning Up

Tacony: Community Development Starts With Cleaning Up

Merchants along Torresdale Avenue in Tacony have started an effort to keep the entire community clean. The idea and movement began with help from the Tacony Community Development Corporation (CDC). “When a neighborhood isn’t clean, it leads to the impression that people might not care about their community and where they live, and that’s exactly […]

 By Raymond Boyd and Steven Mitchell

Northeast: Tacony and Holmesburg Seeking Revitalization with Business and History

Northeast: Tacony and Holmesburg Seeking Revitalization with Business and History

[vimeo 65465622] Tacony and Holmesburg are neighboring communities that are seeking a better future for their residents. Their missions are similar but their focuses are different. Tacony is taking a business first approach while Holmesburg is looking to take advantage of its sense of history. Both neighborhoods understand that they must work in collaboration to make […]