University City District Blog

Jan 26, 2015 43 hours ago

Recapping Artist Hunter Franks' Visit to the Porch at 30th Street

In August, artist Hunter Franks earned a grant from the Knight Foundation to embark on a four-city tour with the goal of finding innovative and creative ways to engage communities by fostering connections among people who ordinarily might have little contact with each other. Included among the four cities Franks visited was a three-week stint in Philadelphia. While here, Franks partnered with both the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and us here at UCD for two projects in West Philadelphia.

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Jan 15, 2015 12 days ago

Come Learn about Plans for 30th Street Station on Wednesday, January 28th

On Wednesday, January 28, join Amtrak and its community partners, including University City District, for an open house detailing plans for the area around 30th Street Station. The program, running from 4-7 pm, will offer an opportunity for interested parties to learn about the project, meet the team, ask questions and contribute to the process.

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Dec 02, 2014 57 days ago

Help UCD Build a Healthier Community with PlayStreets

We are thrilled to announce that on Tuesday, December 2, University City received an IMPACT Award from GSK US. As a winner, we’ve been invited to participate in an additional GSK US #GivingTuesday challenge to answer the question, “How would you use $10,000 to build a healthier community?"

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