WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter
Councilwoman Maria D. Quiñones-Sánchez
Kimberly Washington, Executive Director, Frankford CDC
Philadelphia City Planning Commission
Community Design Collaborative
WHAT: Mayor Nutter will unveil the design for a new ‘Frankford Pause’ pop-up, a dynamic outdoor community space coming next spring to Frankford. The park, adjacent to Margaret-Orthodox Station, is part of the broader Destination Frankford initiative, a project of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission supported by a grant from ArtPlace America, a collaboration of leading national and regional foundations, banks and federal agencies accelerating creative placemaking across the US.
The unveiling will take place as part of a block party which will feature demonstrations by the Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory and performances by El Caribefunk and the All-Star Movements School of Dance.
WHERE: Corner of Frankford Avenue and Paul Street
WHEN: Saturday, June 28, 2014 3pm (block party takes place from 2-5pm)