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Gorgas Park
Ridge Ave & Hermitage St, Philadelphia, PA 19128
Gorgas Park is a verdant oasis on Ridge Avenue. It is a sprawling public recreation area with a variety of options.More Named for the Gorgas Family, who settled the area in the seventeenth century, the park was dedicated in 1895 and revitalized in the 1990s. Today, Gorgas Park offers a playground, gazebo, war memorial, baseball field, gardens and a host of benches dotting its lush greens. The Friends of Gorgas Park raise money and continue to improve the grounds, and the Philadelphia Recreation Department issues permits for usage.
Office of Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr.
1 Penn Sq E, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Representing the city's Fourth District, which covers Roxborough and Manayunk, Curtis Jones, Jr., is a Democratic cityMore councilman. At his office located in City Hall, Jones handles constituent services while serving as a liaison for Northwest Philadelphia to the city as a whole. Jones is the chairman for the Transportation Public Utilities committee, and is the vice chairman for the Park, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs committee—in addition to serving on 12 other boards. 
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