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The Overbrook Environmental Education Center is an active member of the city's Environmental Justice (EJ) & Sustainability community and is a great example of smart growth and how to repurpose aging urban infrastructure to meet the current needs of the Overbrook/Wynnefield community.
The center (a former brownfield site), located at 6130-50 Lancaster Avenue in the Overbrook/Wynnefield section of West Philadelphia, was repurposed by removing 20 tons of trash and debris, reintroducing native fauna, adding bioretension systems, urban forestry, agriculture, and orchards.
Keep updated on our current and future EJ projects through our Coming Soon and Calendar pages!
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