TreeVitalize: The 4400 Chestnut Street Neighbor WoodsFive London Planetrees [Platanus x acerifolia] and four "October Glory" Red Maples [Acer Rubrum] were added to the 4400 block of Chestnut Street on Saturday 28 October 2006. Pictures and story.
The next meeting of the AssociationDate: , 2006
Time: 7:30 PM
Where: Kaffa Crossing, 4423 Chestnut Street Agenda:
- Block cleanups (see scheduled dates below)
- Planning for the future:Lighting
Several types of trash can screens.Traffic calming
2006 scheduled Block CleanupsSpruce Hill Community Association (SHCA) / University City District (UCD)Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC)
- Saturday, April 29
- Saturday, June 24
- Saturday, November 4
- Saturday, December 9
- Saturday, May 13
- Saturday, June 10
- Saturday, August 5
Other important dates in 2006
- Tuesday, Monday 17 - Last day to register to vote in the Primary Election
- Friday, May 12 - Absentee ballots must be received by 5pm.
- Tuesday, May 16 - Primary Election
- Tuesday, October 10 - Last day to register to vote in the Primary Election
- Friday, November 3 - Absentee ballots must be received by 5pm.
- Tuesday, November 7 - General ElectionNote: The 6th and 13th divisions of the 27th ward vote at the Cato Educational Center at 42nd and Ludlow Streets.
What are the goals of the Association?
- To stabilize the neighborhood of the 4400 block of Chestnut Street by encouraging property renovation and home ownership.
- To clean, improve and maintain the neighborhood streetscapes.
- To strengthen the neighborhood with community-building greening activities, clean and safe streets.
What is the Association?The 4400 Chestnut Street Association is local homeowners, proprietors, landlords, tenants, institutional representatives, and developers from the 4400 block of Chestnut Street. Membership is open to all neighbors and persons interested in the future of the 4400 Chestnut Street community.
City Planning Commission DocumentsIn 2002, the 45th and Sansom Redevelopment area was defined by the City Planning Commission as extending from 44th Street to Farragut Street, Walnut Street to Chestnut Street. In 2003, the 45th and Sansom Redevelopment area was expanded by the City Planning Commission to include the blocks north of Chestnut Street to Market Street. The area is now defined as 44th Street to Farragut Street, Walnut Street to Market Street. The area East of 45th Street is part of Spruce Hill. The area West of 46th is part of Walnut Hill. The blocks between 45th and 46th Streets are within the boundaries of both Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill.
45th and Sansom Redevelopment Area Plan (February 2002)
45th and Sansom Area Blight Recertification (February 2002)
45th and Sansom Expansion Redevelopment Area Plan (November 2003)
45th and Sansom Expansion Blight Certification (November 2003)
Rethinking Northern Spruce Hill,
The Existing Zoning of 4400 Chestnut Street area is shown in this Map (112 KB pdf)
from the City's on-line Maps "CityMaps" database: ( http://citymaps.phila.gov/citymaps/)
Planning Problems Workshop (Spring 2003),
Department of City and Regional Planning,
University of Pennsylvania
Links:Sansom Street Community Coalition.
On the matter of 4508 Chestnut Street. University City District (UCD).
University City Green (UC Green).
Spruce Hill Community Association (SHCA).
University City Historical Society (UCHS). The University City Network.
Woodland Building Supply.
Cartographic Modeling Labratory. (NIS - Neighborhood Information System) The Enterprise Center.
Contact InformationBlock Captain:
Local Political Contacts:27th Ward - Republican Ward Leader - Matthew Wolfe - (O) (215)893-9990
27th Ward - Democratic Ward Leader - Nancy Ruane - (H) (215)387-7996
Note: The 6th and 13th divisions of the 27th ward vote at the Cato Educational Center at 42nd and Ludlow Streets. City Council: 3rd Councilmatic District - Jannie L. Blackwell - (215)686-3418,3419
State Senator: 7th District - Vincent J. Hughes - (215) 471-0490
State Representative: 188th District - James R. Roebuck - (215) 724-2227
Committee of Seventy, Citizens Guide (PDF file): http://www.seventy.org/electioninfo/06elections/Citizensguide2006.pdf
Revision: 26 March 2005
Last modified: 12 February 2010