Zakariyya Abdur-Rahman

(A ceremony in the renovated Nicetown Park opened the three-day Nicetown festival highlighting community improvements.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Nicetown Neighborhood Celebrates Another Year of Community Improvements

“We’re trying to work together to put the ‘nice’ back in the town,” says Majeedah Rashid, CEO of the Nicetown Community Development Corporation.

08/07/2014

Youth Build students gather on the porch of the abandoned Nicetown home they will renovate. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Students Renovate Abandoned Property Into High Energy Efficient Homes In Nicetown

The house across from Wayne Junction is a wreck – broken windows, ripped shingles, drooping trim. But Devon Goodwin sees potential.

05/14/2013

nicetown court 2 _denardo

Ground Broken For 50 Affordable Homes in Nicetown

“Court I was an affordable apartment (rental) complex, where Court II is an affordable home ownership complex,” says the head of the Nicetown Community Development Corp.

09/17/2012

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