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You are viewing 4 articles with the tag Fairmount Park by the author Kellie Patrick Gates

    • Steps that used to provide park access, but are overgrown

Fairmount Park users want improvements in access, security

Whether they live in neighborhoods near Fairmount Park or travel from a distance, park users want better security and lighting, better access to the river, more historical markers and directional signs,…

    • Residents gathered for the West Park district plan meeting

Residents pack first input session for West Park portion of the city's new comprehensive plan

Residents of Wynnefield, Parkside and other West Philadelphia neighborhoods that are clustered around Fairmount Park met last night to begin a six-month discussion with representatives of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission…

Environmental overlay for Manatawna Farm passes City Council

City Council unanimously passed a zoning bill Thursday that bans commercial farming or an expansion of community gardens at Roxborough's Manatawna Farm.The farm is managed by Fairmount Park. Much of…

    • Manatawna Farm

Council committee passes along bill that would prevent urban farming at Manatawna Farm

City council's rules committee today voted in favor of a zoning bill designed to prohibit commercial farming and the expansion of community gardens at Manatawna Farm in Roxborough, going against the…

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