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  • East Falls Development Corporation
    East Falls Look around and come visit us soon Directions are available here Gina Snyder Executive Director East Falls Development Corporation The East Falls Development Corporation is located in Philadelphia PA and provides community information for East Falls businesses residents and visitors including up to date information on East Falls business opportunities real estate recreational activities and bars restaurants google Supporting Underwriters Comcast Dobson Mills Apartments Falls Flowers llc How Properties Philadelphia University RG Group Inc Scotts Mills Slice s Pizza Trolley Car Cafe FX Duffy and Assoc Mercedes Benz of Ft Washington Brian Beard Allstate Insurance Blue Skies Chiropractic BuLogics Carlton Park Apartments Cranky Joe s on fb Creative Minds Child Care Developmental Center Duane Morris LLP East Falls Chiropractic EastFallsLocal com East Falls Plumbing and Heating Elfant Wissahickon Realtors Connie Gillespie Realtor Epicure Café Fiorino Franklin s Pub and Grill Golden Crust Pizza III Indian Harbour Asset Management The Kairos Room Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery McIlvaine Funeral Home Merge Dance Studio Pennrose Properties Heather Petrone Petrone Real Estate Long and Foster Simon Says Brownies Janice Smalley Elphant Wissahickon Realtors Stanley s Hardware W CO Weber and Company Architecture Wee Care Child Care Whole Technology William Penn Charter School Dance on the Falls Bridge Sept 17 2016 like out our fb page to get updates Planning discussion for Riverfront Business District more Sign Ideas and Design Guidelines for Businesses in the Riverfront Business District more East Falls River Landing Plan Let s build it more Check out fun East Falls news on fb from East Falls Local Parking Lot Under the Twin Bridges 4100 Ridge Ave OPEN 24 Hrs monthly permits available for 25 mo day and 45 mo 24 7 at EFDC office 4133 Ridge Ave First Floor Support our neighborhood s green infrastructure The Queen Lane

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  • East Falls Development Corporation
    Regional Rail ridership with 36 7 million trips in FY 2014 an increase of nearly 2 percent compared to FY 2013 That same year passengers took more than 330 million trips on SEPTA buses trains and trolleys last year the fifth highest total since 1989 East Falls provides the connections Conveniently located between Center City and the suburbs East Falls gets you were you need to go Bus Lines 61 9th market to Manayunk R Henry Ave Midvale and Wissahickon Transportation Center to Frankford Transportation Center K Ridge Ave Midvale to Arrott Transportation Center The Wissahickon Transfer Station is nearby as well Two Regional Rail stops provide access to East Falls East Falls Station on the Manayunk Norristown Line Between Center City East Falls Manayunk and Norristown Queen Lane Station on the Chestnut Hill West Between Center City Philadelphia and Chestnut Hill West It is great to take public transit Households near public transit drive an average of 4 400 fewer miles than households with no access to public transit The average household spends 17 5 cents of every dollar on transportation and 94 of this goes towards car expenses the largest expense after housing One person with a 20 mile round trip commute who switches from driving to public transit can reduce his or her daily carbon emissions by 20 pounds or more than 4 800 pounds in a year Public transportation use in the United States reduces our nation s carbon emissions by 37 million metric tons annually This is equivalent to Washington DC New York City Atlanta Denver and Los Angeles combined stopping using electricity Be clean and save your green live or do business in East Falls by Matt Skelly EFDC Intern East Falls is an Urban Village on the Schuylkill River Nestled between the Schuylkill River and Fairmount Park s Wissahickon Valley East Falls offers an eclectic mix of residential and commercial opportunities East Falls SEPTA station is served by two train lines multiple SEPTA bus lines and convenient access to Route 1 Roosevelt Boulevard City Line Avenue and the Schuylkill Expressway Route I 76 An estimated 60 000 regional commuters travel past East Falls along Kelly Drive daily Prime location historic architecture and strong civic spirit make this community an increasingly popular destination for families business and recreation while trendy bars and restaurants generate a vibrant social life for visitors from surrounding Philadelphia neighborhoods East Falls is located just northwest of Center City Philadelphia and just a few minutes from Manayunk and Chestnut Hill communities For additional maps please refer to Google Maps Map Quest and Yahoo Maps For more information regarding the surrounding neighborhoods check out the following links to Manayunk Roxborough Conshohocken Norristown Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy Directions From Delaware Baltimore South Jersey From South Delaware Baltimore etc Take I 95 North Follow signs for Central Philadelphia I 676 west Follow 676 West to signs for Route 76 Schuylkill Expressway West towards Valley Forge Take 76 to Lincoln Dr Kelly Dr

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    Projects About EFDC Contact Us Services Restaurants Bars Shopping Retail Design Arts Crafts Auto Repair and Service Hair and Nail Salons Health and Wellness Apartment Condominiums Hotels Schools Non Profit Organizations House of Worship Your Ad Here East Falls Development Corporation is located in Philadelphia PA and provides community information for East Falls businesses residents and visitors including up to date information on East Falls business opportunities real estate recreational

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  • East Falls Development Corporation
    accommodate both the business and its customers an area like East Falls This neighborhood is comprised of three separate commercial districts encompassing an array of businesses These businesses then serve over 12 000 residents and 60 000 other potential customers who commute via Ridge Avenue and Kelly Drive not to mention an abundance of students at the surrounding universities Whether you re planning on starting a business in Philadelphia or simply searching for viable business opportunities the EFDC is here to help you find an enticing option in East Falls Whether it is finding a location for a retail establishment or office space or learning about the opportunities including tax breaks for businesses in the area we can and are happy to assist you The following are links to more information concerning available commercial real estate zoning overlays business support organizations and the demographic layout of East Falls If you are looking for more information please do not hesitate to contact us Gina Snyder is the person to talk to she wants to bring new businesses to East Falls Email her or call her at 215 848 8084 To help you think through your investment decision we have put together

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  • East Falls Development Corporation
    by Sandra Webberking Mike Smash and Juan Dimida have installeda pinwheel constructed from repurposed street signs The cut outs are of the five indigenous fish to our section of the Schuylkill River American Shad Smallmouth Bass Yellow Perch the Catfish and the Common Carp This piece has been removed The latest fish themed Eco Art installation was Frank hyder s repurposed pvc pipe solar lit sculpture This installation is temporarily located at the Mason s building 4200 Ridge Ave Check him out at night East Falls Farmers Market Open Every Saturday from May 25 to October 26th 10am 2pm Closed the 4th of July We want artisan craft vendors to join our market If you are interested or know someone who would be contact infoi eastfallsdevelopment org Location Parking Lot under the Twin Bridges 4100 Ridge Avenue between Ridge Avenue and Kelly Drive under the Route 1 ramps Our farmers are McCann s Farm McCann s Farm Their crop list includes Vegetables such as asparagus beans broccoli cauliflower corn cucumbers eggplant kale lettuce peas pumpkins squash tomatoes and Fruit such as apples pears blueberries cantaloupe cherries peaches plums strawberries and watermelon They also have some herbs seedlings Fruitwood Orchards honey apple cider and fruit butters AND Liz Wagner of Crooked Row Farm Her crop list includes organic greens onions potatoes scallions green tomatoes garlic Fresh cut herbs heirloom tomatoes bread duck and chicken eggs 11 different kinds flavors of raw cheese fresh cut herbs bread and cinnamon buns So good from Willow Haven Farm and some organic heritage grain flour from Red Cat Farm The parking lot is between Ridge Avenue and Kelly Drive under the Route 1 at the ramps North and South Ferry Roads between In Riva and the Trolley Car Café Sign up for weekly reminders and

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  • East Falls Development Corporation
    Prosky started their acting careers on our stage Contact 215 843 1109 3540 3644 Indian Queen Lane Philadelphia PA 19129 East Falls Tree Tenders Environmental organization Contact 215 849 2474 East Falls Historical Society maintain the historic past and enrich the present community of East Falls by establishing an historic presence in East Falls The society shall seek to create an awareness and appreciation of our historic heritage and to promote the discovery preservation and continuation of the history of East Falls Contact 215 848 8396 Office 3728 Midvale Avenue offices of Furlong Law Mailing address 3304 West Queen Lane Philadelphia PA 19129 Falls of Schuylkill Library serves the community of East Falls with a variety of programs for all ages Contact 215 685 2093 3501 Midvale Avenue Philadelphia PA 19129 Gustine Lake Recreation Center 4863 Ridge Avenue Phone 215 685 2593 Link to the City s Recreation Dept Web Page for Gustine Lake Schuylkill River Links Schuylkill Banks See what s happening Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area www schuylkillriver org Elected Officials U S Senator Bob Casey Jr Contact 202 224 6324 383 Russell Senate office Bldg Washington PA 20510 U S Senator Pat Toomey Philadelphia temporary location William Green Federal Building 600 Arch St Suite 9400 Philadelphia PA 19106 Phone 215 597 7200 toomey senate gov Congressional Representative Chaka Fattah Contact 215 387 6404 4104 Walnut Street Philadelphia PA 19104 Contact 215 848 9386 6632 Germantown Ave Philadelphia PA 19104 Councilman Curtis Jones Jr Contact 215 686 3416 4th Floor City Hall Philadelphia PA 19107 Mayor Jim Kenney Contact 215 686 3000 City Hall Room 116 Philadelphia PA 19107 State Senator Vincent Hughes Contact 215 471 0490 4601 Market Street 1st Floor Philadelphia PA 19139 State Senator Lawrence Farnese Philadelphia Office 1802 S Broad Street 19145

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  • East Falls Development Corporation
    with tax abatements Currently the plan is to begin the assessments in the summer of 2009 with the BID services to begin in October The EFDC will be supporting the BID through administrative staffing The BID will be governed by a committee of the EFDC that will have both elected and appointed representatives Attending the meeting was Al Spivey Jr from the office of Councilman Curtis Jones Jr Councilman Jones and Mr Spivey are supportive of the BID and will be working with the Steering Committee and the EFDC to have the legislation drafted The Steering Committee will be continuing to meet If you would like more information please contact Mr Sherman at Sherman Properties Ms Karahuta at East River Bank or Gina Snyder at the EFDC A Philadelphia Landmark is lit On January 12 the Falls Bridge s new Lighting was officially turned on by Governor Edward G Rendell Mayor Michael A Nutter State Senator Vincent Hughes State Representatives Kathy Manderino and Jewell Williams and City Councilman Curtis Jones Jr They were joined by about 1000 people who came to the party to celebrate the new look in East Falls Cookies hot cocoa and coffee were waiting for the guests at Kelly Drive and Midvale Avenue The ceremony began with opening remarks from East Falls Development Corporation s President Carolyn Sutton She and EFDC Director Gina Snyder were presented with an official citation celebrating the lighting from Councilman Jones Rep Manderino then introduced Mayor Nutter who was then welcomed East Falls resident Gov Rendell They were later joined by Senator Arlen Specter another East Falls neighbor The nighttime look is a new landmark for Philadelphia The bridge highlights Philadelphia s identity as a New River City and announces the community with a strong visual marker Grenald Waldron and Associates GWA did the beautiful lighting design The electrical contractor Carr and Duff did the work with Urban Engineers as the inspectors As an added benefit there is now a permanent signed and marked pedestrian crossing on the Martin Luther King Drive side of the Bridge This project was many years in the planning The idea was instigated during East Falls 100 year anniversary celebration of the bridge in 1995 The current project was led by the East Falls Development Corporation a Because of financial limitations only the downriver side of the bridge is lit GWA s designer Sandra Stashik was guided by the Falls Bridge Lighting Committee that included East Falls residents Sandra Radich an architect with Cope Linder Julie Camburn President of the East Falls Business Association Carolyn Sutton President of the EFDC and Ellen Sheehan President of the East Falls Historical Society The committee also included Stephanie Craighead Deputy Director of the Fairmount Park Commission and Lane Fike and Joe Doyle from the Streets Department s Bridge and Lighting Divisions respectively This committee worked with Grenald Waldron to present the design to the East Falls Community Council where it was enthusiastically endorsed Coordinating the project also took extra

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  • East Falls Development Corporation
    Grasso Holdings is securing financing They currently plan for construction to begin this year 2014 Here is a rendering of the project a 146 unit apartment buidling with ground floor retail This exciting development will be low energy use and sustainable with gardens and solar panels East Falls Development Corporation is located in Philadelphia PA and provides community information for East Falls businesses residents and visitors including up to date

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