The Wilson School

The University of the Sciences is in the process of turning the Wilson school into new freshman housing for the University. As with any project especially one of this magnitude, will have an impact on the surrounding community. On Tuesday July 12, representatives from the University meet with members of the community to present their plans and to get feed back, concerns, and ideas.


Mr.David Forde speaking

Some of the concerns of the community were , parking trash pick-up, loading and unloading of students, the retail spaces, and the construction . Most of these were addressed. Some were not due to a lack of information or the correct information. here is the link to the project  Housing Project


SWPDS Meeting Dec 2

Here are some points that will be discussed at up coming meeting on Dec 2 at 6:30 at the Kingsessing Recreation center

  • Update: Dec. 2, 2014, Tuesday, 6pm. Community meeting about 5213 Woodland Avenue Project. Three apartments and office space.
  • Zoning Hearing for 5213 Woodland Avenue, December 10, 2014, Wednesday, 5pm, 1515 Arch Street, 18th Floor, Room 18002. 

All are invited


There was no meeting on the following dates Nov 4 ,election day and November 11 Veteran’s day.  The weekly meetings are back on schedule. There are a couple of events coming up, the first one is  Speaking to our youth 9-19  and he Kwanza show. subscribe to the site and as soon as the dates are finalized, they will be put up on the event calendar.