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(Vacant lot file photo provided by City of Phila.)

Disappointing Start For Agency Philadelphia Hoped Would Solve Vacant Lots Surplus

The Philadelphia Land Bank is now pulling a Kensington property off the market after receiving just one bid to develop it.


(A vacant lot on Delaware Avenue in South Philadelphia.  File photo)

Philly Councilman Says Gate Locks Shouldn’t Stop Cleanup Crews

“People have the right to live in a clean neighborhood,” says Second District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson.


Vacant lot on Ella St. near E Westmoreland St.

Website Connects Interested Parties With Vacant Lots

A new website tries to bring people together who want to make something out of the tens of thousands of vacant lots in Philadelphia.



Computer Hackers Have Message For City Regarding Point Breeze Lot

The fight over a lot in Point Breeze has taken a bizarre turn.



Private Developer Takes Vacant Point Breeze Lot Into His Own Hands

A private developer says he got fed up with dealing with the city and so he took matters into his own hands. Now the city has issued him a cease and desist order.



Body Found In Vacant Lot In Camden

A body was discovered in a vacant lot in Camden on Sunday.



Crews Clean Up Vacant Lot In Camden, Officials Say Homeless Won’t Be Evicted

On Wednesday, a bulldozer moved several truckloads of litter and debris off of the state-owned property on Linden Street right next to where several dozen homeless people have been camped since last year.