Open Issues: 877 Closed Issues: 851 Acknowledged Issues: 147

PBPioneers is committed to keeping our urban landscapes clean and safe for the community. Please help PBPioneers keep our parks, gardens and other green areas safe for the families of Point Breeze by reporting problems within these spaces. Illegal Dumping? A broken fence? Dangerous conditions? Please report!

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  • 924 S 20th St Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA - Schuylkill Southwest

    This new store getting ready to open on the NW corner of 20th & Carpenter Streets is a disgrace. First, they breached the party wall through the back into the neighboring property. Next, they installed an air conditioner unit right out on the sidewalk (Carpenter St side). And today they have installed very ugly & DEFINITELY ILLEGAL awnings. They have no permission, variances or anything else that would be required to allow them to do these things. Neighbors unite against this blight!!

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  • 738 S Chadwick St Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA - Schuylkill Southwest

    There is a sidewalk/curbside parking issue on the 738-769 block of Chadwick street. Emergency and delivery vehicles cannot access the street and visually impaired pedestrians cannot walk on the sidewalk of the street, all because folks are parking their cars halfway on the sidewalk and street. I almost hit a family of 5 with my car that was walking in the middle of the street because there was no room for them to safely walk on the sidewalk. Citations need to be given to those who illegally park. Phila Parking Auth explains that, in any situation, it is illegal to park on a sidewalk. Most of those who park don’t reside on the block at all!

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  • 1238 N. Palethorp Street Philadelphia, PA - Fishtown

    There is an abandoned house at this location & the back yard has become a dumping ground for all sorts including: bikes, bricks, cartons, & general trash items.

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  • Latona St Philadelphia, PA - Passyunk Square

    Cheesesteak wrappers, soda cups and cheesefry sleeves are strewn through the entirety of South Philadelphia, emblazoned with logos that make it easy to point a finger at the two biggest culprits. Pat's and Geno's need to provide more waste receptacles and should donate resources to aid in the trash clean-up that's organized by the Passyunk Square Civic Association.

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  • 2044 Spruce St Philadelphia, PA 19103 - Rittenhouse Square

    The bike lanes on Spruce st. are barely a month old, and already they are being plagued by illegal parking, stopping, idling.


    does a good job documenting parking + idling with eyes on the street, addresses, and photos

    What can we do to get parking enforced? Are the neighborhoods on board?

    Here are a few complaints about Spruce:





    (photo taken from mybikelane website)

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  • 5742 Pulaski Ave Philadelphia, PA 19144 - Germantown

    Abandoned gas station owned by Fresh Grocer is a nuisance to surrounding area.
    Illegal 'Planet-Aid' dumpsters have turned the corner into a public dump. Owner refuses to clean up property .

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  • 2334-2336 Grays Ferry Ave Philadelphia, PA 19146, USA - Schuylkill Southwest

    Cars are being illegally parked on Grays Ferry Ave Sunday morning through the afternoon creating an extremely dangerous traffic situation.

    These cars need to be ticketed and towed.

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  • Abandoned House Acknowledged
    1238 N. Palethorp St Philadelphia, PA - Fishtown

    This house has been abandoned for such a long time. The back yard is infested with rodents and mosquitoes. The yard is also filled with trash that is about 3 feet high. The back wall is leaning & encroaching on other properties.

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  • 642 W Johnson St Philadelphia, PA - Mount Airy

    Abandoned house on otherwise well cared for street. Brush and weeds up to five feet high. Obstructed sidewalk.

    6/29 update:

    Was able to successfully create a 311 report yesterday although that process takes 90 days. We have already been dealing with this for a year. Report number is 1726776.

    Weeds are tall enough to conceal a person and obstruct the public walkway at the front of the property.

    Property tax search (public) at phila.gov shows the owner to be Todd M Mosser. Property taxes are three years in arrears with two liens filed.

    This property is clearly abandoned.

    Simple web search shows owner's FB page: https://www.facebook.com/people/Todd-M-Mosser/738143960. Picture confirms that this is the person who used to live there.

    Perhaps a letter or email to the owner asking him to address his responsibility?

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  • 6222-6238 Pennsylvania 4003 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - East Falls

    Has been a dangerous construction site for weeks, now impassible on foot—no sidewalk what so ever as a dumpster is now on what was once the sidewalk + the street. Pedestrians now have to walk into the very busy Wissahickon Avenue to get through. It's a mess.

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  • 30 Wolf St Philadelphia, PA - Pennsport-Whitman-Queen

    People treat under I-95 as a dumping ground, please clean!

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  • 709 S. 23rd. St. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Schuylkill Southwest

    This building has a history of putting their trash out early, I've been told 40 years, I've seen it for 15 over years. The residents have a history of putting their trash out in paper bags, not in the prescribed manor, in a haphazard way, and in an illegal manner. The entrance to the building faces the 2200 Block of Pemberton Street which is a PMBC Clean Block and has been so since August of 2008. We clean the street on a regular basis. Neighbors have asked nicely that they comply without result. Neighbors have called 311 on numerous occasions to no avail. Trash collection was missed Monday and they continue to add to the trash pile. We are waiting for enforcement.

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