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CRCA to Meet Thursday, September 6th!

The next general meeting of the Central Roxborough Civic Association will be held this Thursday, September 6th at 7:30 p.m. at Leverington Church (6301 Ridge Avenue.)


The agenda for the meeting is below.  Parking is generously provided by Leverington Church in their parking lot, accessible from Ridge Avenue.
 
Welcome from CRCA President Celeste Hardester and general announcements.

Additional information concerning zoning issues can always be found at the Zoning page of the CRCA website:  http://crca.us/crca/zoning/index.html 

The owner of the historic former Roxborough Trust Company building at 6128 Ridge Avenue seeks a special exception to permit its conversion into office space.  Two additional floors would be constructed in the main portion of the building.  No significant alterations are proposed for the exterior of the building, as its designation on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places protects its facade.  The property is within the CMX-2.5 zoning district. 

The AMY Northwest school community has been working toward the transformation of its concrete schoolyard into a softer, greener and more beautiful environment.  In partnership with The Trust for Public Land, the School District of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Water Department, students have redesigned the schoolyard to incorporate an outdoor classroom, green walls, rain gardens, edible plant gardens, and additional landscape improvements on the perimeter of the property.  Please consider attending this meeting to learn more about the exciting new plans for this tired old space!  More information can be found here.

A park clean-up event is scheduled for this Saturday, September 8th, 2018, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. to tackle trash that has accumulated along the Wissahickon Creek.  United By Blue is the host of the event, along with Friends of the Wissahickon, REI, and the Philadelphia Water Department.  Free snacks will be provided, complements of honeygrow, and volunteers will get prizes and giveaways for attending.  The registration link for this event and the Facebook event page are below:

Registration: unitedbyblue.com/wissahickoncreek
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/250969115741531/ 
 
Closing remarks and adjournment.
 
Visit us at CRCA.us, email info@CRCA.US, or call 215-930-0397.
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