Vacant Manayunk station tapped for 'crowdfunding'

Fundrise LLC, a Washington, DC firm that says it "crowdfunds" real estate investments -- which is to say, hits them up for old-fashioned small investments using that newfangled online media -- says it's turning the long-vacant 7,500 sq ft former trolley electrical transfer station at Manayunk's busiest Main Street crossing, 114 Green Lane in Philadelphia's Manayunk neighborhood, into "the Transfer Station," which Fundrise's Benjamin Miller says will be a "community-oriented coworking, retail, education and event space," backed by an outfit called Shift Capital. A little more information here. 

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