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Meetings are
usually the FIRST Tuesday of the month.

See you
7 pm
143 W. Coulter


SEPTEMBER 3, Tuesday

7 pm

at 143 W. Coulter, park in back,
the room is right there.

Meetings are usually
the FIRST Tuesday of the month.

PKNA Receives Award

The Preservation Alliance board of directors has voted to present a 2018 John Andrew Gallery Community Action Award for achievement by community organizations to the Penn Knox Neighborhood Association for its determined, well-organized and thus far successful campaign to ensure the preservation of the Germantown Boys & Girls Club building and grounds on W. Penn Street in Germantown.

 This award has been given annually since 2001 and is named for John Andrew Gallery, executive director of the Preservation Alliance from 2002-12.  Mr. Gallery usually attends the ceremony in person to make the award presentation.

Chair: Sue Patterson- Vice Chair: Brandi Levine -
Secretary: Georgette Bartell - Treasurer: Russ Kleinbach

Some articles about the Boys and Girls Club on W. Penn Street.

May 20, 2015:  Comcast to lead $40M fund-raising drive for Phila. Boys & Girls Clubs

July 8, 2015:  Letter from PKNA to GBGC CEOs

April 2016:  Application for Historical Designation by Oscar Beisart

May 12, 2017:  Letter of support by the Design Advocacy Group DAG

Petition to Save the GBGC



Please come and support:

156 W. School House Lane
has been nominated for
Historic Designation
See the nomination here
It will be presented to the Architectural Committee
Wednesday, September 18, 9:30 am

Room 18-029 of 1515 Arch Street

Submit comments and feedback to the
Historic Preservation Task Force Draft Final report. 
Follow this link to the report. 
Comments should be emailed to:

Howell Park
a PK Gem
check it out!

Boys and Girls Club Spared Wrecking Ball
GERMANTOWN: Where we were and where we're going. Celebrating our diversity.  Click here

For a complete list of happenings and meetings in Germantown, go to SoLo Happy Hollow Playground Community Email 





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