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    • The newly restored waterfall has increased water flow and is

Friends group restores 137-year-old Japanese garden in West Fairmount Park

On a pleasant sunny morning in West Fairmount Park, the Friends of the Japanese House and Garden (FJHG) rededicated the 137-year-old Japanese garden and marked the completion of the historic landscape's…

    • Housing Authority scattered site auction, July 2013

How to bid at next week’s Housing Authority auction

Next week the Philadelphia Housing Authority will auction off 196 vacant homes and lots with the help of Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Company. The auction, the third of…

    • Art Commission May 1, 2013

Art Commission approves Zoo project

In a short meeting on Wednesday, the Philadelphia Art Commission reviewed just one application — and granted it unanimous final approval. The project, the creation of a new facade for the…

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ABOUT WEST PARK

Cathedral Park, East Parkside, Green Hill Farms, Overbrook Farms, Overbrook Park, West Oarkside, Wynnefield, Winnefield Heights
 
The West Park District covers 6.86 square miles and has a total population of 43,354. The district’s boundaries were drawn to include West Fairmount Park, communities bordering the park, and neighborhoods located near City Avenue. The district performs dual roles in the city: it is a predominantly residential area, and its vast parkland is a major resource for recreation and open space. Major landmarks include the Philadelphia Zoo, St. Joseph’s University, and West Fairmount Park containing the Mann Center for the Performing Arts and the Please Touch Museum.
 
Contact:
Andrew Meloney, 215-683-4656, Andrew.Meloney@phila.gov
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