Thurs, Sept 15th Community Meeting

Dear Neighbors,

I want to thank all who reached out to ask good questions about the vague door hangers that many of you received concerning the Statue of Peace project, proposed for 805 S. Front Street in Queen Village. That’s why we are holding a community meeting dedicated to this topic on Thursday, September 15th at 6:30pm.

To review, the Philadelphia Peace Plaza Committee began a dialogue with neighbors of Queen Village in 2017. Per the City’s engagement process, and as a result of QVNA’s community meetings and online feedback we received about the Statue, QVNA’s Board submitted a letter of non-opposition to the City,  Since that time, PPPC has remained in contact with QVNA; in Board meetings and Community Meetings.

Now, I invite you all to attend a community meeting to hear from Shinjoo Cho, Chair of the Philadelphia Peace Project Committee. There, you will be able to see, firsthand, the plans for proposed amenities and have your questions answered.

On Monday, September 19th at 9:30am, the Art Commission is hosting another Zoom meeting to continue its public engagement process. You are all invited to attend.

But before that, please come have your questions answered and concerns addressed tomorrow night. We will meet in the community room at St. Philip Neri Church – 218 Queen Street at 6:30.

I look forward to seeing you there.

Eleanor Ingersoll, QVNA President

Apply for a Community Grant

Grant Applications Accepted Thru October 12th

QVNA is accepting applications for our Community Grant Program until noon on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.   Are you planning a community project or program?  Do you need funding to help make it happen?  Please review this program.

QVNA Community Grants provide funding to help improve the quality of life of Queen Village residents.  We accept grant requests for a wide range of projects and programs, such as enhancing parks, gardens, playgrounds, clean & green projects, block beautification, and historic preservation. We also accept grant applications for in-school, after-school, and summer academic and/or learning enrichment programs.

Click here to find more information about grant program eligibility, application review criteria,  and a listing of projects and programs that have been funded in past years.

QVNA’s On-Street Parking Alternative

QVNA’s parking lot is an alternative to on-street parking.  It provides monthly rentals in a controlled-access, unsupervised, covered lot with room for 180 cars. Its entrance is located under I-95 near the corner of Christian and Front streets.  Spaces are rented when they become available, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Although the parking lot is lighted, it does not have cameras or provide security. Renting a space in the lot is a convenient alternative to on-street parking. It provides no greater or lesser risk to a vehicle.

Priced at $150/month, QVNA has intentionally set the rate below-market.  QVNA’s rate is $100-200+ per month lower than others available in Queen Village or Society Hill.