South Philadelphia

The Philadelphia 76ers have just announced that their next home will not be in South Philly. Sixers co-owners Josh Harris and David Blitzer want to make the move into Downtown Philly, specifically Market Street. The $1.3 billion move will be the first project for the team’s newly formed  development company, 76 DevCorp. As reported by […]

The Historical Commission’s Committee on Historic Designation is preparing to designate a neighborhood in South Philly, as a local historic district in Philadelphia. Graduate Hospital, otherwise known as the “Black Doctors Row”, will be the first Black section of Philadelphia that will be acknowledged for its contribution to the city. Back in 1899, W.E.B DuBois […]

Andrew Jackson Elementary in South Philadelphia has been officially renamed as the Fanny Jackson Coppin Elementary School. Back in July 2021, The School District of Philadelphia unanimously voted for the school to undergo a name change. The many events that occurred during another social reformation of America changed the community of the formerly named Andrew […]