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East Kensington

    • Greco/Union Baptist House

Three historic Baptist churches headed for historic designation

Three churches built by historic Baptist congregations were recommended for nomination to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places last week by the Designation Committee of the Philadelphia Historical Commission. The churches…

    • USciences residence hall courtyard facing woodland | August 2016 CDR | Design Collective

Woods Square and new buildings at Penn and USciences pass design review

August doldrums didn’t stop the Civic Design Review (CDR) board from grilling a return applicant on Tuesday. Although only four of seven members were in attendance — chair Nancy Rogo Trainer,…

    • Temple Student Health & Wellness Center - perspective from 15th and Montgomery | Temple University / Moody Nolan, July 2016

Mixed design reviews for Temple, East Kensington, Northern Liberties and Winchester Park projects

Philadelphia’s Civic Design Review committee recommended approval of three of the five projects it heard in a lengthy meeting Tuesday afternoon: special purpose zoning for Philadelphia University’s campus, Temple’s new…



East Kensington is a neighborhood in the Bridesburg/Kensington/Richmond area of Philadelphia. It is bounded by Norris Street to the south, Frankford Avenue and Trenton Avenue to the east, Lehigh Avenue to the north, and Front Street and Kensington Avenue to the west. These boundaries include both sides of the boundary streets.

East Kensington Neighbors Association

  • The East Kensington Neighbors Association was founded in 2004 with help from the community organizing arm (the NAC) of the NKCDC. Neighbors have a general meeting on the 3rd Monday of every month at Philadelphia Brewing Company, 2423 Amber Street.

New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Points of interest in the neighborhood include The Harbison Dairy (a giant milk bottle water tower), the Lehigh Avenue rail viaduct and the 26th District Police and Patrol Station, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.


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