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    • The former home of artist Dox Thrash is in a state of disrepair at the corner of Cecil B. Moore Avenue and 24th Street. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

After Dox Thrash’s Sharswood home sold in sheriff sale, a focus on alternative preservation

A developer has bought the onetime home of prominent African-American printmaker Dox Thrash, threatening a community-born plan for the historic house. The developer, Jas Group LLC, bought the house at a…

    • Philadelphia Housing Authority broke ground Monday on the third phase of the Sharswood Blumberg project. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

Bringing new homes, old convenience back to Sharswood Blumberg

Construction began this week on the third phase of an ambitious 10-year, $500 million redevelopment of the Sharswood Blumberg section of North Philadelphia. Located at 22nd and West Oxford streets, the…

    • A rendering of the Peace Park Pavilion to be built at North Philly Peace Park in Sharswood

Afrofuturism and the new era for Sharswood's North Philly Peace Park

There’s a tidy way to tell the story of North Philly Peace Park -- as a project that has unfolded in three acts: the past, the present, and the future. After…

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ABOUT SHARSWOOD

Sharswood is surrounded by North College Ave to the south, North 27th Street to the west, and Ridge Ave to the north and east.

RESOURCES

Brewerytown-Sharswood Community Civic Association
 

UPCOMING EVENTS IN SHARSWOOD

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