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Autumn Activities in the Classic Towns

Calling all ghouls, goblins, and ghosts to the Classic Towns! We love a good Halloween celebration and are excited to share with you all the spell-binding activities you can experience to express your spooky side. Here…

Around the Classic Towns- Livability Video Blog

We kick off the Around Town videos series with livability- spotlighting how our charming towns offer events and activities that cater to all walks of life, keeping generations staying year after year. Join us as we…

Multiple Classic Towns ranked on list of Walkable Urban Places

In June 2016, Smart Growth America released Foot Traffic Ahead 2016, which looks at walkable urban development in the nation’s largest metro areas. The report examined 619 regionally significant walkable urban places—or WalkUPs—in the country’s 30…

Honoring African American History Month in the Classic Towns

February is African American History Month, and several Classic Towns have events scheduled. Jenkintown is home to Salem Baptist Church, a congregation that has been in existence since 1884. The congregation’s longevity is enough to make…

Historic Mennonite Meeting House in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood Photo Credit: The Historic Mennonite Meeting House in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood advertises Historic Germantown's Second Saturday series.

Guest Post: Historic Germantown

by Christina Arlt, DVRPC I’ve lived in Philadelphia for the majority of the past seven years, but there are still neighborhoods I haven’t spent a great deal of time in. This summer, I decided to change…

Spring At Last!

Classic Towns is pleased to release our spring video blog! In this episode, residents, store owners, and volunteers in Cheltenham, Germantown, Lansdale, and Souderton tell us why they love their Classic Town in the spring. Answers…