Scribe Video Center’s Precious Places Community History Project continues this Sunday at 11:30pm on TV12. The episodes this week examine communities facilitating change.
From the Del to the El: a Neighborhood Evolving by New Kensington Community Development Corporation. This story of the Fishtown-Kensington evolution is told through the story of four churches: St. Michael’s Roman Catholic, East Baptist Church, Gallery Church and the Circle of Hope.
A Community in Transition by Friends Neighborhood Guild. The Friends Housing Cooperative, an ongoing experiment in cooperative living, was designed as an interracial residential community. It continues as a vital force in North Central Philadelphia.
Bridging Yesterday with Tomorrow by Tacony Civic Association. Once an independent village, Tacony began as factory town. Henry Disston, owner of a 19th-century saw factory, planned a complete community for his workers. The impact of Disston’s vision continues to this day.