By Adam Clark, Eraena Fraites and Keisha Gilkes

Haddington: Revitalization Strives to Bring New Life to West Market Street Corridor

Haddington: Revitalization Strives to Bring New Life to West Market Street Corridor

[vimeo 65434018] One of Philadelphia’s oldest high speed lines, the Market Frankford Blue Line, allows commuters to travel between Center City and West Philadelphia within a matter of minutes. However, from 1999 to 2009 the train line underwent a major transformation, which created several unexpected issues for city officials, residents and businesses near five of the […]

 By Rich Deaver and Josh McAdams

Hunting Park: Opposing Perspectives on the Decline of Housing

Hunting Park: Opposing Perspectives on the Decline of Housing

Where do the stars come from? Why are we here? These questions have no definitive answer or explanation. Similarly questions with no definitive answers arise when talking about the housing situation in Hunting Park. Melvin Smith, director of constituent services for Philadelphia City Councilman Darrell Clarke, explained that there are many factors contributing to the […]