Bodine Street Community Garden

Bodine Street Community Garden

This beloved urban garden space has been a neighborhood fixture for over 30 years.  It is lovingly tended to by several families in the neighborhood and is the site for many communal activities, including an annual Halloween event.

Weccacoe Playground

Weccacoe Playground

Weccacoe Playground is central neighborhood spot for recreation, fun and greenery.  The playground also houses a recreation center, which serves as the QVNA office and a great place for community activities and committee meetings.

Shot Tower

Sparks Shot Tower

Built in the early 1800s, the Shot Tower had originally produced shot for hunters but soon became a key manufacturer of ammunition during the War of 1812. Today, the Shot Tower serves as a recreation center and playground for small children.

Beck Park

Beck Park

Located on the northeast corner of Beck and 2nd Streets, the Beck Street Park was created by a dedicated group of volunteers. The marble polar bears were commissioned and donated by one of the volunteers.

Friends of Bainbridge Green

Support the Bainbridge Green Revitalization Project

Help the Friends of Bainbridge Green beautify the park on Bainbridge Street between Third and Fifth by redesigning the four existing sitting areas and improving the park that runs along the center of the street.

Gloria Dei Church

Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church

Gloria Dei Episcopal Church is the oldest church building in Pennsylvania, and among the oldest in the country. Because of its unique historical significance it was designated as a National Historic Site in 1942.

News and Announcements
  • comp_02 Seeking Volunteers for the Courtyard Computer Center

    Do you have computer skills? Would you like to share those skills with your community? The Courtyard Computer Center needs your help! This brand-new computer room . . . Read More

  • Queen Street Tunnel Art Project

    QVNA is excited to announce a collaborative project with Fleisher’s faculty, students and community members, to create an immersive wheat pasting installation in the Queen Street Tunnel . . . Read More

  • QVNA Magazine Receives Award

    The QVNA Magazine received 2nd Place in the 2016 Neighborhoods USA (NUSA) Newsletter Competition, an award that acknowledges excellence in neighborhood newsletters.  Submissions are evaluated on branding, aesthetics . . . Read More

  • Free Summer Programming for Youth in Queen Village

    Beginning Monday June 27th, Queen Village Neighbors Association in partnership with Courtyard Apartments will offer free summer programming for kids 5-11 years old, Monday–Thursday, 9:00-3:00 June 27 – August 4. . . . Read More

  • Screen Shot 2016-06-02 at 10.04.33 AM Spotlight on Recycling

    Check out Philadelphia’s new interactive Recycling Guide to learn more about what you should and shouldn’t be putting in those blue bins Take a quiz to . . . Read More

  • IMG_0046 Philly Youth Theater

    A Queen Village resident has a theater company, Philly Youth Theater, which offers a summer camp for students ages 8 to 18. Classes are Monday to . . . Read More

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