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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

South Philly’s first co-op playschool opening at East Passyunk Community Center

When Parks and Recreation took over the former Tolentine Community Center at 1025 Mifflin St., now called the East Passyunk Community Center, changes were promised to make this a more accessible community space.

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Now South Philly’s first-ever co-op playschool is bringing more programming to the center, beginning soon after Thanksgiving.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Check out improved East Passyunk Community Center at open house this week

Plenty of changes have been happening at the former Tolentine Community Center.

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For one thing, it’s now called the East Passyunk Community Center, but that isn’t the only new thing happening here. If you’re interested in checking out the improvements that have been occurring at the center at 11th and Mifflin, you can head on over to their Fall Fling Open House on Thursday, October 29.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Upcoming meeting to discuss the future of former Tolentine Community Center

At the end of August we informed you that the Tolentine Community Center would be shutting down after 25 years at 11th and Mifflin. Now that the center is no longer in operation there, what exactly does the future hold for this 35,000 sq. ft. space?

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While certain things are still in flux, the center will remain a community space and will be run by the Department of Parks and Recreation. Beyond that, there are still plenty of questions about the programming and future of this center, some of which will be discussed at an upcoming East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association meeting.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Tolentine Community Center’s lease will not be renewed

After two years of negotiations for a lease extension for the Tolentine Community Center, which has been located at 11th and Mifflin for 25 years, the city has decided that the center’s lease will not be extended.

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All of the center’s community services currently provided will be suspended as of August 29.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Dispute over Tolentine Community Center’s future continues

Back in 2013 we had first told you about the Tolentine Community Center looking for feedback from neighbors on what they’d like to see at the center in the future to engage more of the community.

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Photo of the center from 2013.

The center’s 25-year lease is now ending as of July 12 and the community is split on what the future holds for this 35,000 sq. ft. space at 11th and Mifflin.

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