"Friends" in the Local News

Click on the links below to read about the Friends of 40th Street as they address such important commnunity issues as transportation safety, pedestrian traffic and inclusive development.

University City Review

"Scads of teenagers and a possible 'strip club' perplex 40th St Friends" (May 20, 2009)

"PennPraxis bids farewell to the Friends of 40th Street -- SCI-West to take over reins" (April 1, 2009)

"A host of civic fun announced at the Friends of 40th Street" (October 1, 2008)

"A brighter, greener, and safer Market Street by Fall 2009" (September 10, 2008)

"Saunders Park improvements on the way" (July 2, 2008)

"Market Street Design Update" (July 2, 2008)

"Friends of 40th St. mark 4-year anniversary" (June 4, 2008)

"40th Street business corridor pushes north" (April 30, 2008)

"Coming soon: a green oasis on Market Street" (March 5, 2008)

"Friends of 40th Street" (July 4, 2007)

"An Overdue Thanks to John Leatherberry" (Friends Steering Committee member)

"SEPTA Seeks to Assure Friends of 40th Street"

"40th and Chestnut Streets: Construction now Underway"

Steering Committee letter to Bob Hoe regarding pedestrian safety at 40th and Chestnut

"Seniors Add Substance to Friends of 40th Street Group"

Daily Pennsylvanian

"Upgrade on the way for Market Street" (September 23, 2008)

"A greener Market Street" (March 31, 2008)

"With frayed posters, an artist cries out, 'Stop Penn'" (January 23, 2007)

"Former admin. gets spotlight for local work" (October 30, 2006)

"Bringing a street corner back to life" (September 6, 2006)

"Some HUB apartments to open this summer" (February 10, 2006)

"Penn, community collaborate on crime" (February 2, 2006)

"Safety concerns surround 40th, Chestnut" (September 13, 2005)

"Major changes in store for 40th, Chestnut" (February 21, 2005)

"Drug deals along 40th Street corridor sparks call for help" (December 6, 2004)

"40th Street revitalization raises local concerns" (November 5, 2004)

"Bottom-up tactics improve 40th St. development" (September 8, 2004)

"New community group facilitates dialogue between University and West Philadelphia" (June 10, 2004)



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