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36th and Haverford Avenue Development

Met Fresh Supermarket, 166 Homes and WURD Radio are Moving to Mantua (PlanPhilly | November 15, 2019)

Mantua artist’s resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store (The Inquirer | January 19, 2018)

Mount Vernon Manor Apartments

Renovated apartments lauded as affordable housing option (The Philadelphia Tribune | April 21, 2017)

Vacant, Dilapidated Homes in Mantua Renovated Into Affordable Apartments (CBS Philly | April 19, 2017)

Mantua: Revitalizing the Mt. Vernon Manor Apartments (PlanPhilly | October 18, 2012)

Community Organizing

West Philly Residents to City Officials: Get Money to Grassroots Startups, Do Job Training in the Neighborhoods (Billy Penn | August 25, 2021)

Advocates seek Mantua zoning plan (The Philadelphia Tribune | April 4, 2017)

Mantua residents want to rezone their neighborhood. Does their Councilwoman? (PlanPhilly | June 8, 2016)

Mantua re-zoning, gentrification meetings this Thursday (West Philly Local | April 27, 2016)

Mantua Greenway

We Are Mantua (The Philadelphia Citizen | June 23, 2016)

Design concepts unveiled for Mantua Greenway (PlanPhilly | June 2, 2016)

Mantua Greenway Project is Officially Underway (Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance)