Welcome To EPX

EPX spans Broad to 6th, Tasker to Snyder and aims to provide a forum for our neighborhood to have voice and visibility in how the community develops, to bring folks together who have an interest in improving the quality of life in our public spaces, while celebrating the diverse and vibrant character of the neighborhood.

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Latest News and Events

Tolentine Community Center Lease Renewal Meeting

EPX will be holding a public meeting on Tuesday, April 21st at 7PM in the Neumann-Goretti Cafeteria with Councilman Squilla, representatives from Parks and Recreation, and representatives of Tolentine Community Center to discuss the future of the Tolentine site (1025 Mifflin St) and greater public access and neighborhood involvement. Please come to this meeting with your best ideas to enhance public access (e.g., dog park, community garden, playground, etc.) to provide direction for this important publicly-owned site.

Tolentine Community Center Meeting Flyer-page-001


Bok Remapping Documents

Thanks to everyone who came out tonight to our zoning meeting to hear about remapping the Bok site (1901 S 9th ST) to IRMX. Below is an EPX summary overview of permitted IRMX uses and our presentation about how the remapping process works and what IRMX entails. We will have Scout, Ltd’s presentation included here shortly. If you have further comment or questions, please contact zoning@epcrossing.org.

 

Summary Overview of IRMX uses

Presentation: The Remapping Process and IRMX

Presentation by Scout, Ltd on BOK plans

Updated 4/9/2015 at 4:30 PM to fix links to documents.
Updated 4/10/2015 at 1:48PM to include Scout Ltd presentation.

 


April 2015 General Membership Meeting

The April 2015 General Membership Meeting will be held on Monday, April 6th at 7PM in the Neumann-Goretti Cafeteria (1736 S. 10th Street).


Free Tree for Your Backyard!

East Passyunk Crossing, Newbold Neighbors and Passyunk Square Civic Association are working together to host a yard tree giveaway this spring. Pre-register now for up to TWO free trees to plant in a yard on private property in Philadelphia. Choose between a variety of species – including fruit trees. Walk-in participants will be accepted at the end of each event while supplies last.

Event Details:

May 16, 10am-noon
Capitolo Playground
9th and Wharton Entrance

Register at HERE or by calling 267-420-0680


Spring Cleanup 2015

Saturday, April 11

For this years Spring Cleanup Project we are going to be cleaning up the surrounding property of Southwark Elementary at 1835 S. 9th Street.

We will be meeting at Sts. Neuman-Gorretti to kick off the day at 9:30 am with coffee, bagels and doughnuts.
Please come and join us!

We hope to see you there!


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    Tree plantings, clean-ups, urban gardening and sustainability.

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  • Education

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  • Zoning

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  • Outreach & Events

    Plan fundraisers and help get the word out about EPX.

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  • General Membership

    Meetings are the first Monday of the Month.

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