The project has been folded into the borough’s plans for revitalization and development over more than a decade. Officials have paid particular attention to building dense retail and residences near the train station.
Few Philadelphia neighborhoods have changed as drastically as Point Breeze has in the last decade. As the city's controversial 10-year tax abatement is about to change, here's what residents have to say about the development that it spurred.
The legislation would require contractors to obtain a $500,000 surety bond for each property that adjoins a construction site. A contractor would be required to use the bond to cover any damage that occurs to neighboring properties.