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Somerton: Philadelphia State Hospital Leaves Mark On The Far Northeast

Somerton: Philadelphia State Hospital Leaves Mark On The Far Northeast

Philadelphia State Hospital, once located in the far Northeast, was built on more than 1,000 acres of land that already had a rich history. In the 1600s, the unmarked land was settled upon by English families and named it after a town in England called Bibury. Throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, the area’s inhabitants […]

 

Center City: Long Road Ahead for New Commerce Dept. Appointee

Center City: Long Road Ahead for New Commerce Dept. Appointee

Michael Cooper was recently chosen as director for the Office of  Manufacturing and Industry for the City of Philadelphia. Cooper left his role as Vice President of Market Development for the “quasi public” Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, where he oversaw the day to day operations of PIDC’s industrial portfolio including distribution, transportation and manufacturing. He took some time to address […]