Welcome to Lancaster Avenue, a bustling commercial corridor that links diverse neighborhoods. The avenue is a unique destination with delightfully diverse eateries and shops located between 34th and 48th Streets. Only blocks away from Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania, Lancaster Avenue is one of Philadelphia’s best-kept secrets. Energized by creative businesses, artist communities, and deep history, this thoroughfare is walkable and convenient for shoppers.
Community Events and Resources
A message from PEC - Our families, community and staff’s safety are paramount. To ensure the health and wellbeing of our community and mitigate the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), PEC is canceling all scheduled public events and programs. The food cupboard will operate as scheduled on Saturday, March 14, and will subsequently halt until further notice.
Food relief at PEC:
Mondays and Thursdays, 10am to Noon
3750 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, 19104
Other resources: https://www.phila.gov/2020-03-28-where-to-find-free-nutritious-food-during-covid-19/
To ask about or sign up for online events and activities, contact Kevin at KevinB@pec-cares.org.
For school-age children
Still trying to secure a Chromebook for access to Philadelphia School District classes? Click here for technology and here for internet access.
Lancaster Avenue Map
Lancaster Ave is the zipper between numerous neighborhoods including Belmont, Mantua, Mill Creek, Powelton Village and Saunders Park. People love coming to Lancaster Ave to eat, shop, learn and live!
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