Dawkins announces additional $1.5 million in funding for local project

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 1 – State Rep. Jason Dawkins, D-Phila., announced today that an additional $1.5 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant funds will be going to Frankford Community Development Corporation for Frankford Transportation Center - Transit Oriented Development.

This project will be a mixed-use development located at 5129-35 Frankford Ave., 5119 Frankford Ave. and 5113-17 Frankford Ave., and will consist of a supermarket, a municipal health center and mixed income housing.

“I am pleased to see the state continue to invest money into our community and to assist the amazing people at the Frankford CDC with their ongoing work on this project,” Dawkins said. “I believe they have an immense positive impact on the area.”

SEPTA has also expressed interest in being included in future Transit Oriented Development.

The funds will go toward construction.