CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AND CRADLE OF LIBERTY COUNCIL BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA RESOLVE LITIGATION REGARDING HEADQUARTERS

Philadelphia, May 3, 2013 – The City of Philadelphia and Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America (COLBSA) have reached a settlement in regard to the Cradle of Liberty Council’s headquarters building at 22nd and Winter Streets, which was built by the Scouts in 1928 on City property and has been the subject of litigation since 2008.

 

COLBSA professional staff will vacate the building at 22nd and Winter Streets by June 30, the COLBSA retail store will vacate the building at 22nd and Winter Streets by October 31st.  The City of Philadelphia will in turn reimburse the COLBSA $825,000 for capital improvements it has made to the property over the years.

 

The Cradle of Liberty Council serves more than 17,000 youth in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware Counties.

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