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Shalimar Thomas recognized as a Power 100 by the Philadelphia Business Journal

2019-12-06T08:44:40+00:00December 6th, 2019|News|

Power can be defined in different ways. Influence. Respect. Skill. Effectiveness. The Philadelphia Business Journal editorial team sat down this summer to compile our annual Power 100 list and set out to identify the movers and shakers displaying many of those characteristics. We, as you would imagine, ultimately came up with a list of more [...]

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NBR Receives $12,000 Grant for Corridor Programs

2020-06-04T17:49:59+00:00December 4th, 2019|News|

The NBR was a recipent to the City of Philadelphia's Corridor Enhancement grant. Funds will be uses to execute events under the A Night aBroad initiative that kicks off November 18 and ends with the Annual State of North Broad event.  

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Will Trump’s ‘Opportunity Zone’ tax break help residents along North Broad — or push them out?

2018-12-20T17:45:38+00:00December 20th, 2018|News|

Source: http://www.philly.com/real-estate/housing/opportunity-zones-trump-philadelphia-north-broad-investment-gentrification-20181214.html The stretch of Broad Street from Susquehanna to Allegheny Avenue is just one mile long — approximately a dozen blocks of North Philadelphia asphalt punctuated by gas stations, fast-food drive-thrus, and crumbling homes. It’s an expanse that Shalimar Thomas, executive director of the nonprofit The North Broad Renaissance, sees as one of the [...]

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Renewed corridor: Economic opportunities developing along North Broad

2018-12-20T17:43:29+00:00December 20th, 2018|News|

Source: http://www.phillytrib.com/news/local_news/renewed-corridor-economic-opportunities-developing-along-north-broad/article_5c2fa363-5189-562f-9ee2-5f0c134f4f64.html Thirty-four developments are under construction, completed or proposed for the North Broad Street corridor between City Hall and Germantown Avenue. The projects include the $56 million renovation of The Met Philadelphia into the state of the art entertainment venue, the redevelopment of the historic Lorraine Divine Hotel, $25 million renovation of the former [...]

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The North Broad Renaissance release 2018 Annual Report

2018-07-06T15:46:26+00:00July 6th, 2018|News|

Thanks to you, the North Broad Renaissane had an awesome year! We want to thank you for helping us accomplish goals under our four strategic areas of focus, and we're looking forward to a continued partership as we wrap up our 2020 Vision and get started on 2030 & Beyond. Click here for the [...]

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Broad Street Rising

2018-04-04T16:32:14+00:00April 4th, 2018|News|

https://news.temple.edu/sites/news/files/Publications/Temple-Magazine/2018/tmagwin18_pdf.pdf

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Parkway Announces Another Project to Drive Revitalization on North Broad

2017-11-12T10:30:51+00:00April 1st, 2017|News|

PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) JANUARY 27, 2017 Parkway Corporation, a Philadelphia-based real estate developer, investor, and best-in-class parking operator, is pleased to announce a new development at 510 North Broad Street. This investment is reflective of Parkway’s enduring commitment to Philadelphia and to helping drive the revitalization of the city’s emerging sub-markets. “We are thrilled to [...]

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Wanted: Contractor to maintain lights on North Broad St.

2017-11-12T10:30:51+00:00January 26th, 2017|News|

A contractor is needed to maintain the North Broad Streetscape Project light poles along North Broad Street. North Broad Renaissance, a community development organization, extended the request for proposals for a contractor to order and install LED lights for the 55-foot-tall poles, maintain the upkeep of the art installation and provide emergency repairs. The first [...]

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How a North Broad Street community is trying to fix the $14 million pole problem

2017-04-01T21:25:02+00:00January 26th, 2017|News|

You can’t miss North Broad’s poles, and that’s part of the problem. The 41 of them standing in the street’s medians look like really tall basketball goals — minus the hoops — during the day. At night, when they’re supposed to shine, they either don’t, or they light up in shades so different from one another [...]

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The North Broad Poles in search of new contractor

2017-11-12T10:30:51+00:00January 26th, 2017|News|

The “North Poles” on North Broad Street are still in search of a contractor to maintain them, more than a year after the city installed the 42 light masts in the center of the corridor. The non-profit community development group North Broad Renaissance has extended an RFP (request for proposals) for a contractor who can [...]

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