Girard Estates

 

Girard Estates: A Repurposed Church Based On The Expansion Of People’s Musical Development

Girard Estates: A Repurposed Church Based On The Expansion Of People’s Musical Development

To find Philly Sound Studios and the South Philly School of Music and Arts, you must follow the sound of the drums. Across from a row of homes at 2829 S. 18th St., a converted church with bright red doors offers the residents of South Philly a place to not only get their music produced but […]

 

Girard Estate: Stephen Girard Park Offers A Sense Of Community to South Philly Neighborhood

Girard Estate: Stephen Girard Park Offers A Sense Of Community to South Philly Neighborhood

Stephen Girard Park, located at 21st and Shunk streets, nestled in the neighborhood of Girard Estate, serves to connect a community in an area that is steeped in history. Ann Christinzio, the park’s historian and a resident of Girard Estate for 10 years, described how Stephen Girard shaped America into what it is today. “Stephen Girard […]

 

South Philadelphia: Seeking Answers and Resolution to Refugee Mental Health

South Philadelphia: Seeking Answers and Resolution to Refugee Mental Health

A growing population of Southeast Asian refugees comes with an exciting new culture to learn from, along with serious health needs that require specific attention. Those who lived or immigrated during times of unrest, like the Vietnam War era or the rule of the Khmer Rouge, arrived with specific mental health needs that not all […]