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Businesses Resources

NKCDC creates economic opportunity by by revitalizing neighborhood commercial areas and creating economic resilience. We assist existing and new businesses, reduce blight through corridor cleaning, and grow networks between businesses and residents.

NKCDC support for the Frankford Avenue, Girard Avenue, Front/Kensington and Allegheny/Richmond business corridors includes physical improvements, events and promotion, and direct services. Major work includes collaboration on the Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge and the pilot of the 100% Storefront Improvement Program, a city grant that fully funds storefront repairs to brighten corridor blocks.

Frankford Avenue Arts Corridor
Frankford Ave Arts supports and promotes the thriving arts and creative business scene in the 19125 and 19134 zip codes.

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby & Arts Festival
Thousands of people visit East Kensington for 200 local arts and food vendors and a parade of human-powered sculptural floats.


Business & Resource Directory
NKCDC publishes and distributes an annual business directory throughout the 19125 and 19134 zip codes. Submit your business information here.

Business Organizations
Small business associations and other resources for education, consulting, financing and support.

Property Listings
NKCDC publishes monthly property listings to match available commercial and industrial spaces with interested businesses. Submit your property listing here. Contact 215.427.0350 x136 or kanderson@nkcdc.org with questions.

Zoning and Planning
See the community development plans created by local neighborhoods and business districts, and find organizations to handle your zoning concerns.


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New Kensington Community Development Corporation
2515 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125
P: (215) 427-0350  |  F: (215) 427-1302  |  info@nkcdc.org
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