Category: News

Wissahickon Trail Updates

A repaired railing along the Wissahickon Valley Park Trail with a blue sky and stone arch bridge in the background

The guard rail along the Wissahickon Trail near the 100 steps has been repaired!

Update on 147 Sumac Street

To the Community, A number of people from our neighborhood came to protest at the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) hearing (February 12) in protest to developer James Maransky’s proposal to… Read more »

Barnes House Historic Designation Upheld

The appeal of the historic designation of 559 Righter Street was heard in Common Pleas Court on February 16th. The historic designation was upheld by the judge, meaning the appeal… Read more »

Wissahickon Gateway Public Outreach Results

Over 500 people told the Philadelphia City Planning Commission what they want to see at the Wissahickon Gateway, which includes the Wissahickon Transportation Center and Train Station, Schuylkill River and Wissahickon Valley… Read more »

Ridge Avenue Demolition Moratorium

Councilman Curtis Jones has introduced a bill that would institute a temporary moratorium on the demolition of properties on Ridge Avenue. This is great news for WICA as it gives… Read more »

WICA NCO Featured in The Review

The Roxborough Review featured a story on WICA’s efforts to implement a Neighborhood Conservation Overlay (NCO) in the community, intended to help preserve the Wissahickon neighborhood’s historical appearance. Read the full… Read more »