With ribbon-cutting event, the Nicetown Court II development is open for living [gallery]

Last September, ground was broken for the $19 million Nicetown Court II development on the 4400 block of Germantown Ave.

On Wednesday, a ceremonial ribbon-cutting event marked the culmination of a years-long effort to bring more affordable housing to the city’s Nicetown section and transform a long-dilapidated block.



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Mayor Michael Nutter, Eighth District City Councilwoman Cindy Bass and Kenneth Gamble, whose Universal Companies was involved in backing the project near Wayne Junction, were among those in attendance.

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