Walnut Hill Community Association

Photography by Chris Toney of Abyssinia in West Philadelphia Walnut Hill Community Neighborhood

Walnut Hill Community Association (WHCA)

To Improve Our Neighborhood

in matters concerning safety, sanitation, health, education, recreation, cultural and family stability; and to stimulate interest in the community by beautifying and maintaining vacant lots.

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WHCA was founded in 1961

Support Our Mission

WHCA continues to strive and work for the betterment of the community and its residents. We welcome your input, energy, and participation.

About Us

Walnut Hill Community Association (WHCA) serves the neighborhood of Walnut Hill. The boundaries for the Walnut Hill neighborhood are Market Street on the North, 45th Street on the East, Spruce Street on the South and 52nd Street on the West.

WHCA was founded in 1961 by a group of neighbors, led by Charles Campbell Sr., who were concerned about the deterioration of their neighborhood.

WHCA continues to be a neighborhood group run by residents who are dedicated to their community revitalization. WHCA actively promotes the neighborhood and encourages residents to participate in community events and to help determine neighborhood improvement priorities. WHCA continues to strive and work for the betterment of the community and its residents. We welcome your input, energy and participation.

“I just wanted to give a big THANK YOU to you all for coming out and assisting with the clean up! It was a great turnout and we really breathed some fresh air into this area. It felt great to work with you all and I look forward to more community events as the year progresses.”

-Shuja, Community Engagement Coordinator at The Enterprise Center.

Creating a website is a great way for customers to find, learn about, and engage with your business on the internet. It serves as an online home for your business that you can update to fit your needs. In this online session we discuss how to create, build, and make the most of your business website. 

Join us on Thursday, April 29th, 2021 from 4 – 5 PM. Click here to RSVP.

Brand Enchanting Media is here to help demystify digital and social media marketing tactics with this hands-on online workshop customized for lean marketing teams, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and non-profits.

Join us on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 from 4 – 5 PM.

Click here to RSVP. 

The Ralston Center is offering a series of free educational workshops for the community via Zoom. from April to June 2021. 

Learn more here.

In this workshop, discover how to make newsletters and build awareness of your business. This workshop will teach you skills to enhance your marketing efforts, while keeping you flexible and productive. You will learn the benefits of building an email list and how to maximize your communications with your audience.

Join us on Thursday, April 15th, 2021 from 4 – 5 PM. Click here to RSVP.

Every year, Philadelphians miss out on receiving hundreds of millions of dollars that are owed to them through many local, state and federal tax benefits. Now, more than ever, it’s important that every resident who is eligible this year for these benefits learn how they can apply for and receive the money they deserve. Please join me Tuesday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. for a Tax Benefits Virtual Town Hall. If you know someone who would benefit from this event, please don’t hesitate to share this message with them. All Philadelphians are welcome! Click here to RSVP

Walnut Hill Community Association will be hosting a zoning meeting for 4744 Market Street and 5141 Walnut Street on April 19th, starting at 7pm. This meeting is to discussed proposed signage on Market Street for the Community College of Philadelphia, and on Walnut Street in regards to a tattoo artist.

Visit the meeting link here , and please see the event description for the meeting ID and passcode. 

Please email zoning@walnuthillca.com if you have any questions or concerns. 

Our Committees

Keeping Our Community Association Running Smoothly

Implementation Committee

Mission is to keep the 2016 Neighborhood Plan at the center of its planning and keep implementation a priority. We advocate for priorities in the plan and identify new needs as they arise.

Zoning Committee

Monitors zoning notices, solicits community input about proposed zoning changes, communicates neighbors’ positions to city officials, intervenes in zoning disputes, and represents WHCA before Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Playground & Farm Committee

The Park Committee of Walnut Hill was formed to involve local volunteers in gardening and clean-up work days. We contribute to maintaining a healthy Playground on 4700 Sansom St. & The Max Paul Farm at 4610 Market St.

Upcoming dates

Become a part of something great

All neighbors are welcome to join the association and to support neighborhood programming.

Board Members

Meet Our Board Members

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