All of SEPTA’s 120 Silverliner V train cars are out of commission and likely won't return until at least Labor Day.
The 1-acre plot sits behind the Karabots Pediatric Care Center at 48th and Market Street. It is considered the main volunteer project for the Democratic National Convention. The DNC will be held at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia July 25-28.
There may be some hope left for former congressman and 1986 Fels Institute of Government graduate Chaka Fattah, who was convicted last month of 23 charges including bribery, racketeering and fraud.
Unlike the numerous road closures experienced during the Pope Francis visit last fall, the Democratic National Convention that is set to take place from July 25th to July 28th should be more quite near the University City area and students should experience fewer, if any disturbances as a result of the convention.
Temple University’s board of trustees announced its intention to dismiss Temple’s president, Neil D.
The project, created by Professor and Chair of the Fine Arts Department Ken Lum, Urban Studies Professor Dr. Paul Farber and A. Will Brown, will feature several installations by world-renowned artists in ten pavilions across the city.