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Bok School project receives grant to remake grounds as ‘South Philly Stoop’

In November, preliminary plans were presented for the redevelopment planned for the Bok School at 1901 S. 9th St.┬áNow thanks to a large grant being awarded to the project’s developer, Lindsey Scannapieco, by the Knight Foundation’s Knight Cities Challenge, you can also expect to see improvements in the area surrounding this 340,000 sq. ft. school.

Edward Bok Technical High School, via Wikipedia

Edward Bok Technical High School, via Wikipedia

With the receipt of this $146,960 grant, the area surrounding the school will be seeing improvements including a new bus shelter, a dog park, a bike repair station and more that is intended to transform the grounds into the “South Philly Stoop.”

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