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East Kensington

    • 2100 N FRONT STREET

Methadone clinic approved for Front and Diamond streets

The Zoning Board of Adjustment approved a proposal Wednesday to move Kensington Hospital’s methadone treatment program into a vacant building at the corner of Front and Diamond streets. The vote was…

    • The former Buck Hosiery factory's rubble and charred remains.
    • Steve Wynn's latest rendering, at the waterfront

Olde Richmond Civic supports Wynn casino

The state gaming board is now expected to award its endorsement to one of the six casino applicants - in the form of an operating license - early next year. The…

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ABOUT EAST KENSINGTON

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN EAST KENSINGTON

There are no upcoming events in this neighborhood. Feel free to contact us with your contributions.

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