17 Jun '11, 12pm

This distressed Philly neighborhood wants to be the city's greenest

This distressed Philly neighborhood wants to be the city's greenest

While in Wilmington for the EPA symposium on green historic preservation , I was treated to a very interesting presentation by Kevin Gray of Philadelphia's New Kensington Community Development Corporation . The CDC serves three adjoining Philly neighborhoods - Fishtown, Olde Richmond, and East Kensington - and it is currently engaged with the residents to make their zip code the greenest in the city. Thus the multi-faceted project's name, Sustainable 19125.

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kbenfield/this_distress...

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