May 2nd Friends Meeting & May 13th “Love Your Park”

The Friends of Julian Abele Park will be holding their next monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 2nd, at 7 PM at Julian Abele Park (weather permitting!). Now that it’s getting warmer, and it’s light, later, we will be… Read More

Julian Abele Park: park programming update

The Friends of Julian Abele Park are pleased to announce that we are working with soccershots.org. Soccershots approached the Friends in March looking for a space to host their Spring 2017 season. After a presentation at our April… Read More

Summer 2017 Music Series @ Julian Abele Park

Summer 2017 Music Series: “Music and Mist” Since the weather isn’t cooperating lately (though our new trees and shrubs need the rain), here’s a reminder that Summer is Coming: Summer Concert Series- Fridays, 6:15-8:00 PM June 9th &… Read More

April 4th Meeting- 7 PM @ SOSNA Office 1901 Christian Street

Hi- hope to see you there; we’ll have updates and a new opportunity for Julian Abele Park to participate in one of Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Department’s most successful ventures in years……

2017 Physical Improvement Plan- Julian Abele Park

At our last meeting the Friends determined that our next big physical improvement to Julian Abele Park will be to purchase and have installed a professional sprinkler system to water the central lawn area. Compared to the lush… Read More

Updating: 4/4/2107 Meeting of Friends of Julian Abele Park

Friends of Julian Abele Park Mtg- Tuesday April 4th, 7 PM @ SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian Street…..   Reminder that we hope to see you….and to discuss a late-breaking agenda item…featuring 2017 Parks on Tap…come over and find… Read More

Spring 2017 Renewal- Replanting Julian Abele Park

This past Saturday, March 25 2017, we gathered together and replanted/renewed our greenspace at Julian Abele Park. Thanks to generous donations from Michael Goldstein and Richard Cousins, we replanted the shrubs in the east beds and added two trees…. Read More

Did you know…Julian Abele Park offers free wifi?

One of the upgrades we initiated earlier this year is a free wifi program through yourkarma.com. The service connects through a publicly-accessible hotspot. When you sign up, the Julian Abele Park device earns data. Here’s the basics (from… Read More

Re-planting Julian Abele Park: Saturday March 25

Thanks to generous contributions of several of our members, the Friends of Julian Abele Park invite you to a “Re-Planting Julian Abele Park” event, Saturday March 25, 2017. We will be restoring the East Bed towards Montrose Street to… Read More

Julian Abele & his Buildings

Julian Abele and his Legacy….   Here’s a neat link to the Curbed Philadelphia article on Julian Abele, along with a map and description of major buildings designed by Mr. Abele:   http://philly.curbed.com/maps/julian-abele-architecture-history-philadelphia