A large, formerly industrial field in Bridesburg was once an industrial space, almost became a residential space, and is now a potential industrial space yet again. With all the back-and-forth, neighbors wonder what might eventually find a home in Bridesburg, and if more industry is really what the neighborhood needs.
Residents and neighborhood groups had differing reactions after the City Council amended the zoning code to include parking spaces for homes with five units or more.
— In Parkwood Manor, neighbors decry the loss of woods behind their homes to a parking lot. But a tour bus operator says he did everything 'by the book.'
Picture the Frankford Creek being used for recreation. That’s just one of the changes city planners have outlined for the Lower Northeast.
The proposed Nitza Tufino townhouses on Front Street had members of the community divided at a meeting on May 9.