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Community Input on Rezoning of the old Coke Site in Bridesburg

When you are driving on interstate 95 from the Navy Yard into Bucks County, most all residential neighborhoods are to your left except one. Bridesburg is unique, servered from the delaware river not by highway, but by industry, and the ruins that remain there.

The industrial site, home of the former Philadelphia Coke Company, was changed from industrial zoning to an experimental Waterfront redevelopment zoning district in 2007. A development company planned to build a 720-unit housing development on a portion of the 67-arce site, but then later fell though. Now, the bulk of the site sits empty, zoned RMX-2, a residential mixed use category.

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February 23, 2013 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , ,

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