Project Description


Germantown-Lehigh Commercial Corridor

The Village are the official stewards and Corridor Managers of the 2500-2800 blocks of the Germantown Avenue Commercial Corridor, and Lehigh Ave between 11th and Hutchinson streets.

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Our goal is to make The Avenue a clean, safe commercial corridor that meets neighborhood shopping needs and attracts destination shoppers.

Our key areas of service along the Germantown Ave Commercial Corridor are:

  • Corridor Management: act as a bridge between property and business owners with City Agencies and Resource Providers to resolve issues
  • Corridor Cleaning: provide daily cleaning of the sidewalk and greening

We aim to create an environment that:

  • Builds pride in our corridor,
  • Fosters mutual respect among residents and merchants, and
  • Supports a renewed public image for Germantown and Lehigh.


Here are important dates and times to remember.

  • Germantown Avenue Cleaning: 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
  • Trash Day for 2500-2600 blocks is Monday
  • Trash Day for 11th Lehigh Ave – Hutchinson & Lehigh Ave is Monday
  • Trash Day for 2700 – 2900 blocks is Tuesday


We will provide you with advice, coaching and connections to help resolve the following issues:

  • Find Low-Interest Loans
  • Improve Storefront Appearance
  • L&I Citations
  • Apply for Business Assistance Grants
  • Obtain Security Cameras
  • Potholes and/or Sidewalk Repair
  • Short Dumping
  • Graffiti Removal

Have a question about your business or property on the Corridor?

Contact Akeem J. Dixon, Director of Community & Economic Development.

  • Call 215-225-7830 between 9-5 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday.
  • E-mail anytime.
  • Expect an answer in 24-48 hours.
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