footer 1

Tag Archives | George W. Childs Elementary

What's Happening in:  Girard Estate :  Newbold :  Passyunk Square 

What would you like to see improved at these three South Philly schoolyards?

It was recently announced that three South Philly schools would be planning for schoolyard reinvention, thanks to the Big Sandbox, Knight Foundation, TBS and students from the University of Colorado and Iowa State University. Landscape architecture students at the universities will be helping create designs for improved schoolyards at George W. Childs Elementary, the Stephen Girard School and Eliza B. Kirkbride School.


Childs Elementary.

All three schools are currently working to engage the community in the process. Surveys have been released to ask a number of questions about what improvements you would like to see for the outdoor spaces at the schools.

Continue Reading →

Continue Reading


What's Happening in:  Newbold :  Point Breeze 

Redevelopment approved for former Childs Elementary at 17th and Tasker

We told you about the plans for the former George W. Childs Elementary school back in April of 2014. There are now some updated plans for the development of the school now that the project has been approved by the Zoning Board of Adjustment.


The building at 17th and Tasker, which as been closed down since 2010, is expected to house 73 apartments, 48 parking spaces, a car share service, designated bike parking and also a green roof and roof decks.

Continue Reading →

Continue Reading



Copyright 2013 Passyunk Post | WordPress customized by Auspicious Consulting