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UC Review: Franklin’s Paine plans for Mantua neighborhood skateboard park thrill residents
Brian James Kirk
June 2, 2010
Mantua residents—half comprised of an overwhelming number of neighborhood teens—packed the Cloister Building in West Philadelphia to hear skateboard park funding group Franklin’s Paine’s plans to convert a Mt. Vernon St. playground into a skater’s paradise.