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Cobbs Creek

    • Birds circle Mount Moriah Cemetery's historic gatehouse. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Mount Moriah cemetery could become nature sanctuary

On the edge of Philadelphia, Mount Moriah cemetery sprawls over 380 acres, spreading into Delaware County and sheltering 80,000 thousand graves. But when Paulette Rhone goes there to visit her husband’s…

    • mt moriah gatehouse preservation

In Cobbs Creek, a home for the dead gets new life

A cemetery with a long, remarkable past – which, unfortunately, included periods of neglect and deterioration – is working on a new plan for a long, sustainable future. Mount Moriah Cemetery,…

    • Cobbs Creek | Steve Ives, EOTS Flickr Group

Record turnout to kick off West District Plan

Last Thursday, at West Philadelphia High School, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission commenced its second to last district planning process. The commission began crafting district plans for every corner of the…

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ABOUT COBBS CREEK

Cobbs/Mill Creek

Cobbs/Mill Creek is generally bound by Market Street to the north, Baltimore Ave. to the south, 52nd Street to the east, and Cobbs Creek Park to the west. It is often locally referred to as "The Southside", in reference to its location to the south of Market Street and above the Baltimore Ave. border of Southwest Philadelphia. In 1998, the Cobbs Creek Automobile Suburb Historic District was created, with Cobbs Creek Parkway, Spruce St, 62nd St, and Angora St its boundaries. 1049 buildings are protected, with Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival, and Bungalow/Craftsman architectural styles contained within the district.

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UPCOMING EVENTS IN COBBS CREEK

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