2515 Frankford Ave · Philadelphia, PA 19125 · phone: 215.427.0350 · fax: 215.427.1302
The Land Use Management department implements various beauitification projects through the support of its many partners, including NeighborhoodsNow!, the William Penn Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Through the assistance of the Treevitalize program, NKCDC holds two annual tree plantings - one in the spring and another in the fall. Land Use Management also assists in the creation of community gardens and the presentation of Anti-Litter campaigns in our local schools.
Sustainable 19125 - A community-led initiative to make our zip code the greenest in Philadelphia!
The Big Green Block - Building green infrastructure in the community.
Farm to Families at The Garden Center - Providing cheap, affordable produce to the neighborhood.
Kensington Farms Project -Neighbors transform a vacant lot into a thriving green space for urban farming.
From Blight to Blossom - A special Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit with the Office of Housing and Community Development
Student Garden at H.A. Brown Elementary -Children work with community leaders to maintain a school garden.
The Compost Coop - A community partnership to provide low-cost compost to neighborhood gardeners.
After-School Garden Project at Visitation - Environmental education in our local schools
Do-It-Yourself Rain Barrel Workshops - Sustainable 19125 Green Guides train their neighbors on water conservation