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NBR finishes a Summer of youth development

2017-09-12T16:28:14-04:00September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

On August 25, the North Broad Renaissance Fellows finished the NBR Fellowship Program, which aimed to combine a student’s community engagement with their academic and career goals. NBR Fellows were committed to working in a sustained, intentional, and intensive way that works to address issues in one of our four focus areas: Clean and Safe [...]

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For Shalimar Thomas, economic development and community betterment for North Broad are one in the same

2017-09-12T16:26:21-04:00September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Shalimar Thomas credits a lot of where she is now to the people who would constantly encourage her when she was growing up in North Philly. As a teenage mom who had her first and second sons at the ages of 15 and 16 and dropped out of high school, Thomas felt how many others [...]

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This infographic details the current State of North Broad

2016-12-28T07:32:53-05:00December 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

This truly is the most wonderful time of year. For the next month or so, nonprofit funders, collaborators and reporters everywhere will spend every morning frantically checking inboxes and Twitter feeds, scrolling up and scrolling down and scrolling side to side in hopes of finding that special something from a certain you-know-who. Ahh, there’s nothing [...]

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North Broad Renaissance Celebrates the Release State of North Broad 2016 Report

2016-12-27T15:22:54-05:00December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

First birthdays are a time of great reflection and planning, and the initial anniversary of a revival effort for North Broad Street, realized this past June, was met with the expected looking back and planning forward. North Broad Renaissance (NBR) released its report “The State of North Broad 2016” on December 15th at a presentation [...]

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The North Broad Renaissance to release its first State of North Broad Report

2017-11-12T10:30:51-05:00December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

December 16, 2016 Category: Local Posted by: Philadelphia Sun Staff ABOVE PHOTO:  Shalimar Thomas The North Broad Renaissance (NBR) – a non-profit that’s supporting revitalization efforts along North Broad Street – is released the first ever “State of North Broad” report. The report, which was completed in partnership with E-Consult, was released during the 2016 [...]

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Major Growth Expected Along North Broad Street

2017-11-12T10:30:51-05:00December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s been a year since the North Broad Renaissance took charge of one of the most traveled sections of road in North Philadelphia. Now, the group has issued its first status report. Titled “State of North Broad” the report highlights the many opportunities popping up along North Broad Street, including more than [...]

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North Broad Street Takes Stock of Itself

2016-12-27T15:25:08-05:00December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

How is North Broad Street faring right now? Not as badly as many think. The numbers contained in the “State of North Broad 2016” report, released last week by North Broad Renaissance (NBR), paint a picture of a corridor that, while still challenged, contains plenty of potential for growth and revitalization. From City Hall to Germantown [...]

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Dems Going Beyond!

2017-11-12T10:30:51-05:00July 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Most delegates visiting Philadelphia might not see places other than south and center city Philadelphia and Ken Scott is committed to helping people see more of the city with a program called "Dems Going Beyond".

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2020 Vision for North Broad: Create ‘health zone’ around Temple Health

2017-11-12T10:30:51-05:00June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A group focused on rejuvenating a 4-mile stretch of Broad Street says city and community leaders should entice health-related businesses to the area around Temple University Health System, and increase green space and improve attractiveness along the North Philly artery over the next five years. The three goals are part of the 2020 Vision plan released [...]

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