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Press

2017

A half million dollar makeover for a Philly block
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 4, 2017

Why affordable housing is hard to find—and develop—in Philadelphia
Billy Penn, September 21, 2017

Who Will Lead Community Development Corporations?
Shelterforce, August 23, 2017

After 650 applicants, Orinoka Civic House still has affordable units to rent
Curbed Philly, August 23, 2017

Kensington: "I see the impact on a person to person level often, just in individual stories."
Philadelphia Neighborhoods, August 8, 2017

Philly begins cleaning up 'El Campamento'
Metro Philadelphia, July 31, 2017

A Greener Gateway: NKCDC Launches Revitalization Plan to Create a 'Vibrant Entrance' to 19134
Spirit News, June 15, 2017

The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby rides again
Broad Street Review, May 16, 2017

Porch Light for artists trying to make Kensington brighter in every way
Fox 29 News, April 4, 2017

PHS Pop-Up Garden proposed in Fishtown stopped by neighbor concerns, displaced compost co-op
Plan Philly, March 31, 2017

Can this tiny storefront save Philly's most drug-ravaged neighborhood?
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 30, 2017

New NKCDC director tasked to oversee revitalization of Kensington for all
Philadelphia Weekly, March 22, 2017

Vacant to Vibrant: NKCDC's Orinoka Civic House Plans to Do More Than Just Construction
Spirit News, February 10, 2017

Mural Arts Philadelphia brings Porch Light program to Kensington
Philadelphia Weekly, January 25, 2017

2016

Once-Shuttered Factories Are Now Manufacturing Jobs in Philadelphia
Next City, December 1, 2016

NKCDC's longtime executive director, Sandy Salzman, is saying goodbye
Generocity, October 25, 1016

Awesometown Housing Development in Fishtown Receives Platinum LEED Certification
Spirit News, July 20, 2016

How Breweries Are Changing the Face of Philadelphia
Urban Land Institute, July 6, 2016

Fishtown, where small businesses bloom
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 27, 2016

La historia de dos Kensingtons
Al Día, March 9, 2016

2015

Breaking Ground on NKCDC's New Development Project in Neighborhood North of Lehigh
Spirit, November 5, 2015

Community Preservation Project in Kensington Section of Philadelphia
Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, Rutgers University--Camden, November 3, 2015

NKCDC Kicks Off Renewal of Kensington's Withering Orinoka Mills
Philadelphia Magazine, October 28, 2015

Kensington's transformation leaps forward with Orinoka Civic House
Al Día, October 27, 2015

Wells Fargo Awards $750,000 to New Kensington CDC to Spur Neighborhood Development
Philanthropy Network, April 20, 2015

2014

In East Kensington, Housing Development To Replace Little Berlin's "Fairgrounds"
Hidden City Philadelphia, October 15, 2014

Pinning future for New Kensington on Orinoka Mills
Plan Philly, July 23, 2014

$16M multi-use complex proposed for former textile mill in Kensington
Philadelphia Inquirer, July 16, 2014

Awesome New Postgreen Homes Coming to Fishtown
Philadelphia Magazine, March 24, 2014

Awards

Sandy Salzman--Lifetime Achievement Award 2017
Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations, April 2017

Sandy Salzman--Woman of Courage Award 2014 (video)
Lutheran Settlement House, June 2014

Housing for Everyone
TD Charitable Foundation, December 2013

2013 GSK IMPACT Awards
GSK, November 2013

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