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    • The former Provident Mutual Life Insurance building at 4601 Market Street will likely become home to the PPD, Health Department and morgue.

What's going on at 4601 Market?

The transformation of 4601 Market, the former Provident Mutual Life Insurance campus, into a new headquarters for the Philadelphia Police Department, Philadelphia Health Department, and City Morgue is creeping along. As…

    • Penn received permission to demolish the building it owns at 40th and Pine. Penn received permission to demolish the building it owns at 40th and Pine.

New proposal at historic 40th and Pine property won't end litigation

As first reported by The Daily Pennsylvanian, developer Jonathan Weiss met with Spruce Hill Community Association this week to present a new proposal for 400 S. 40th Street, the historic…

    • From Spruce Street, the school appears far off in the distance

Greening initiative at Lea School gets boost from Water Department, PECO

This summer the Philadelphia Water Department and PECO committed significant green (read: financial support) to the West Philly Coalition for Neighborhood Schools' (WPCNS) efforts to green the schoolyard at Henry…

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ABOUT WALNUT HILL

Walnut Hill stretches between 52nd and 46th Streets and from Market Street to Spruce Street. It is considered to be within the boundaries of University City. Walnut Hill was built as a streetcar suburb between 1850 and 1910 and much of its historic architecture is still preserved.

UPCOMING EVENTS IN WALNUT HILL

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