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  • Haddington Library

    First appearing on an 1816 map of Philadelphia, Haddington was named for the country town of Haddingtonshire in England. The village of Haddington, centered around 62nd Street above Arch Street, consisted of a dozen houses and a coach stop inn called the Whitesides. By 1865,...

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  • Overbrook Park Branch Library

    About Us: Most of the land surrounding the Overbrook Park Branch originally belonged to a French farmer and nurseryman named Francis Supinot. The Overbrook Park neighborhood began growing after World War II, with brick rows homes and stores fronting Haverford Avenue.The bui...

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  • Logan Square Neighborhood Association

    The Logan Square Neighborhood is defined by the Association as the area between Broad Street and the Schuylkill River and between Market and Spring Garden Streets. The Logan Square Neighborhood Association is entirely a volunteer operation. The Board meets on the second ...

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  • Fairmount Soccer Association

    The Fairmount Soccer Association is a youth soccer association for boys and girls, ages 5 through 16 primarily serving the Fairmount, Center City, West Philadelphia, South Philadelphia, Society Hill, and Queen Village communities of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (A player's ag...

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  • Spruce Hill Community Association

    Mission The Spruce Hill Community Association is a volunteer organization of neighbors committed to strengthening the Spruce Hill community and to enhancing the quality of neighborhood life for all residents. The Board of Directors meets on the second Tuesday of each mont...

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  • The Powelton Village Civic Association

    The Powelton Village Civic Association, is a Civic Organization, which serves the residents of Powelton Village and their concerns. The Association consists of volunteers who contribute their time for the betterment of the community. History "Powelton Neighbors, w...

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  • University City Historical Society

    To study, protect, publicize and celebrate the heritage of West Philadelphia, which abounds in sites, buildings, gardens, monuments, furnishings, objects and collections of historic, cultural, scientific, architectural, artistic and literary significance To undertake and ...

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  • University City District

    University City District builds effective partnerships to maintain a clean and safe environment and to promote, plan and advocate for University City's diverse, urban community....

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  • Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation

    OARC's mission is to create and stimulate economic development and improve the quality of life in all of Northwest Philadelphia. This mission is carried out through a holistic approach which entails a variety of initiatives including: • Housing & Community Developm...

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  • Old City District

    Old City District (OCD) is a place of unique people, significant history, charming shops, intriguing night life, and just loads of entertainment. Come and find out why it's a great place to visit, work and live. We look forward to seeing you in the neighborhood! Independence...

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  • Fox Chase Homeowners Association

    Simply stated, our goal is to preserve or improve the present quality of life here in Fox Chase. To accomplish this we have to: •prevent the spread of commercial uses into residential areas •be watchful of zoning and code enforcement •oppose further mul...

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  • Fox Chase Library

    The Fox Chase area was originally settled by Swedes who sailed up the Pennypack Creek around 1645 and built a blockhouse as protection against the Lenni Lenape Indians. English colonists later took over the settlement and the blockhouse, which became part of a large country ...

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  • Katharine Drexel Branch Library

    As late as the 1950's, the area served by the Katharine Drexel Branch was mostly lush farmland and open space. This otherwise unremarkable rural area was the birthplace of Benjamin Rush, the renowned Revolutionary War physician and signer of the Declaration of Independence. ...

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  • Logan Library

    Located near the Einstein Medical Center, the Logan Branch serves the communities of Logan and Fern Rock....

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  • David Cohen Ogontz Branch Library

    Ogontz is named after the Oak Lane mansion of Jay Cooke, a Civil War financier. As a young boy, he met Chief Ogontz in Ohio and later named his home for the Indian leader.The community first requested a library in 1961, but due to problems with sites, funding and constructio...

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  • Nicetown-Tioga Library

    Nicetown was named for a group of Dutch Huguenots, who in about 1700 settled near what is now Hunting Park Avenue. Tioga centers around 20th and Tioga Streets. The area was originally called Kenderton when it was subdivided around 1820 by Kenderton Smith. When the Reading Ra...

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  • Simon Gratz High School

    Simon Gratz High School, named for the noted Philadelphia civic leader, legislator, educator and philanthropist, has been servicing the Tioga-Nicetown community of Philadelphia since 1927. The beautiful Gothic architecture of our comprehensive, academic high school stands as...

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  • Wynnefield Branch Library

    One block from City Line Avenue, the Wynnefield Branch serves the communities of Wynnefield and Overbook Farms. The library is next door to the John C. Anderson Cultural Center, and is very close to the campus of St. Joseph's University....

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  • Haverford Library

    The neighborhood had its beginning when John Rhoads received the land from William Penn. By 1847, the section between 65th and 67th Streets on Haverford Road appeared as "Haddington" on maps. Haverford was a main road in the area. During the Civil War, this area was a cent...

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  • Andorra Library

    History:Richard Wistar named the area Andorra in 1857 after the small country in the Pyrenees Mountains of Europe because he felt the topography of the two regions was similar. From colonial days this region was bisected by a major highway called The Ridge (now Ridge Avenue)...

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  • Roxborough Branch Library

    Located on busy Ridge Avenue, the Roxborough Branch serves the communities of Manayunk and Wissahickon as well as Roxborough....

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  • Roxborough Development Corporation

    Roxborough has played a vibrant role in Philadelphia history since the 17th century. To preserve the rich historical essence of our area, including the Hermits Cave Historical Site and Ridge Avenue's role in the Battle of Germantown, the Roxborough Manayunk Wissahickon H...

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  • Roxborough High School

    At Roxborough High School we support fully the School District's Mission and Goals Statement that all students can learn; that educators must be aware of student capabilities; and that it is our responsibility to stimulate lifelong learning to make our students competent and...

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  • Allegheny West Foundation

    AWF’s mission is to improve the quality of life in the Allegheny West community for our residents. To achieve this, we set the following strategic goals: - Increase the supply of affordable housing through the acquisition and redevelopment of sale housing and servi...

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  • Eastern State Penitentiary

    Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Inc. works to preserve and restore the architecture of Eastern State Penitentiary; to make the Penitentiary accessible to the public; to explain and interpret its complex history; to place current issues of corrections and justice in...

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  • Fairmount Rowing Association

    Fairmount Rowing Association is the incorporation of two original rowing clubs, Fairmount at #2 Boathouse Row and Quaker City Barge Club at #3. The facility is on the National Register of Historic Places. Quaker City, (the present entrance), was erected in 1858. This stone b...

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  • Friends Of Eastern State Penitentiary Park

    Our grassroots organization was formed to create a play area and park around the north (Brown Street) and east (Corinthian Avenue) sides of Eastern State Penitentiary in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia. The park grew out of an idea from the principal of the Bache-Marti...

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  • Dobbins/Randolph Area Vocational Technical School

    The mission of the Dobbins/Randolph AVTS is to provide its student population with a broad array of instructional, support, and enrichment programs, designed to enable students to successfully complete high school while attaining sufficient academic and vocational credits an...

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  • Kensington Library

    In the early 1700's, Anthony Palmer, an English businessman working in Barbados, purchased a large tract of land that he called Kensington after a suburb of London. Early residents were shipbuilders and fishermen, but by the 1830's Kensington had become the textile center of...

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