Historic Preservation


SGCDC helped to create the Spring Garden Historic District and promotes and oversees historic preservation and restoration. (click photo for more details)

Schools and Students


For nearly 20 years, SGCDC has provided staff and other support for the local grade school, and programs for neighborhood students. (click photo for more details)

Affordable Housing


SGCDC has developed and promoted affordable housing opportunities for community residents for over 20 years. 

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Parks, Community Gardens, Green Space, Social Venues


SGCDC co-sponsors community gardens, provides a state-of-the-art Dog Park, and other greening projects, and maintains the Roberto Clemente Playground. (click photo for more details) 

Street Sweeping, Anti-Litter Programs, Cleanups, Trees


SGCDC provides community and Commercial Corridor street sweeping/weeding, co-sponsors community cleanups, street trees, Anti-Litter Programs. (click photo for more details)

Business Assistance, Commercial Corridors, Cultural Institutions


SGCDC provides assistance to local businesses and nearby cultural institutions, and Commercial Corridor revitalization, enhancement, and services. (click photo for more details)

Social Services and Community Outreach Office


SGCDC provides a broad array of social services and community assistance at Its storefront office.  (click photo for more details)

Community Festivals, Social Events, and Celebrations


SGCDC sponsors an Annual Celebration of the history & culture of Philadelphia's "Original Latino Barrio", and other public events. (click photo for more details)

Pioneering Community Revitalization & Redevelopment


SGCDC spearheaded the redevelopment of the eastern part of the Spring Garden neighborhood, without displacing any residents. (click photo for more details)

Public Safety, Coordination With, and Support of Police


SGCDC provides security cameras, better lighting, interfaces with Police, providesPolice resources. (click photo for more details)

Partnering/Resources, For Roberto Clemente Playground


SGCDC partnered with the City to Revitalize Roberto Clemente Playground, provides maintenance, day camp and after-school staff, and other resources. (click photo for more details)

Youth Programs: Jobs, School Applications, Recreation, Camp


SGCDC sponsors summer day camps, overnight camps, a Youth/Young Adult Job Corps, provides assistance with school and other applications. (click photo for more details)