By Rich Deaver and Josh McAdams

Hunting Park: Opposing Perspectives on the Decline of Housing

Hunting Park: Opposing Perspectives on the Decline of Housing

[vimeo 25676300] Where do the stars come from? Why are we here? These questions have no definitive answer or explanation. Similarly questions with no definitive answers arise when talking about the housing situation in Hunting Park. Melvin Smith, director of constituent services for Philadelphia City Councilman Darrell Clarke, explained that there are many factors contributing […]

 By Josh McAdams and Rich Deaver

Hunting Park: Organizations Work Together to Build a Better Community

Hunting Park: Organizations Work Together to Build a Better Community

[vimeo 24727081] In Hunting Park, the Ayuda Community Center is a short walk or ride from any resident’s home. Directly across from The Hunting Park Christian Academy, at 4400 N. Marshall St., residents can go and reach out to Programs Manager Pamela Ramos for just about anything. If they need papers filed, a safe place […]

 By Joshua McAdams

Hunting Park: A History of Working Together

Hunting Park: A History of Working Together

[vimeo 24216937 nolink] Hunting Park is a neighborhood full of stories with each block having its own unique history. From being home to James Logan, William Penn’s secretary, and the famed actress Grace Kelly, Hunting Park has a lot of history. But what many might not know is Hunting Park has a history of its […]

 By Richard Deaver and Josh McAdams

Hunting Park: Residents Look for Answers to Abandoned School’s Falling Debris

Hunting Park: Residents Look for Answers to Abandoned School’s Falling Debris

Many people equate their home to be a safe haven. A place where no matter the surroundings or the neighborhood you feel a sense of security. Unfortunately, this is not the case for the residents of the 3900 block of North Fifth Street. Here, residents live on a street that has row homes on one […]

 By Richard Deaver and Josh McAdams

Hunting Park: Stuffed Animals Commemorate Tragedy Of Lost Children

Hunting Park: Stuffed Animals Commemorate Tragedy Of Lost Children

When walking the streets of Philadelphia it’s tough not to notice all the abandoned lots. A passerby may not take notice of the contents of the lots, many of which are filled with broken bottles and high grass covering the once beautiful landscape.  One such lot, on Fifth Street and Hunting Park Avenue boasts many […]