“I was that little nerdy weird kid that wore the glasses, and I had A’s across the board, but my world was comic books,” Darryl “DMC” McDaniels said last week to an eager audience of junior and senior scholars at Universal Audenried Charter High, 3301 Tasker St.
If you took a stroll down the 1500 block of South Taylor Street, you wouldn’t think South Philly is booming like it is. There are a total of 10 vacant properties with boarded up doors and windows, and five of them bear orange warning signs courtesy of the City’s Department of Licenses & Inspections.
It became official late last week – Philadelphia’s premiere LGBT-oriented health organization, Mazzoni Center, is moving to South Philly. Its overseers make it just under the wire: their new home, which will begin with construction this summer, will be at 1328-1338 Bainbridge St.
Excitement is building around additional green space in Carpenter Green and a proposed mixed-use apartment complex along Washington Avenue. But for Mt. Sinai, the end could be coming soon.