Photo: The Philadelphia Historical Commission adopts the Ridge Avenue Roxborough Thematic Historic District, historically designating 180 properties on Ridge Avenue

The Philadelphia Historical Commission adopts the Ridge Avenue Roxborough Thematic Historic District, historically designating 180 properties on Ridge Avenue

Believe it or not 2018 will soon be in the record books. In celebration of the year, we have assembled photographs that capture major events in our small town. 

Photo: Pennsylvania names Philadelphia’s Forbidden Drive as 2018 Trail of the Year

Pennsylvania names Philadelphia’s Forbidden Drive as 2018 Trail of the Year

Photo: Roxborough Development Corporation and partners celebrate the opening of the Roxborough Pocket Park as part of the Art Is Life street festival

Roxborough Development Corporation and partners celebrate the opening of the Roxborough Pocket Park as part of the Art Is Life street festival

Photo: Ruggiero Plante Land Design announces former Grace Lutheran Church will be adaptively reused as land design firm's headquarters

Ruggiero Plante Land Design announces former Grace Lutheran Church will be adaptively reused as land design firm's headquarters

Photo: Parks On Tap, Philadelphia's traveling beer garden, returned to Gorgas Park in Roxborough for a second year

Parks On Tap, Philadelphia's traveling beer garden, returned to Gorgas Park in Roxborough for a second year

Photo: Roxborough receives a Thai and Lao cuisine fusion with the opening of Ban Bamboo restaurant located at 6190 Ridge Avenue

Roxborough receives a Thai and Lao cuisine fusion with the opening of Ban Bamboo restaurant located at 6190 Ridge Avenue

Photo: W.B. Saul Agricultural High School in Roxborough announces plans to build a new $1 million livestock center

W.B. Saul Agricultural High School in Roxborough announces plans to build a new $1 million livestock center

Photo: First Fridays at the Roxborough Pocket Park kick-off programming at the space

First Fridays at the Roxborough Pocket Park kick-off programming at the space

Photo: Vaughan Buckley Construction announces plans to adaptively reuse the Roxborough Trust Company Building at 6128 Ridge Avenue

Vaughan Buckley Construction announces plans to adaptively reuse the Roxborough Trust Company Building at 6128 Ridge Avenue

Photo: The Philadelphia Historical Commission adopts the Ridge Avenue Roxborough Thematic Historic District, historically designating 180 properties on Ridge Avenue

The Philadelphia Historical Commission adopts the Ridge Avenue Roxborough Thematic Historic District, historically designating 180 properties on Ridge Avenue

Photo: Inna MacFarland opens her do-it-yourself sign making studio, Twisted Sign, at 6009 Ridge Avenue

Inna MacFarland opens her do-it-yourself sign making studio, Twisted Sign, at 6009 Ridge Avenue

Photo: The 6th annual Roxtoberfest street festival returned to Ridge Avenue

The 6th annual Roxtoberfest street festival returned to Ridge Avenue Saturday, October 6, 2018

Photo: First annual steinholding competion was organized on Ridge Avenue as part of the Roxtoberfest street festival

First annual steinholding competion was organized on Ridge Avenue as part of the Roxtoberfest street festival

Photo: Carolers perform at the inaugural holiday tree lighting ceremony at the Roxborough Pocket Park

Carolers perform at the inaugural holiday tree lighting ceremony at the Roxborough Pocket Park in 2018

Photo: Santa stops in to visit Paul Marrone owner-opeartor of the recently opened A Tutti restaurant at 5154 Ridge Avenue as part of the Happy Holidays From Roxborough series

Santa stops in to visit Paul Marrone owner-opeartor of the recently opened A Tutti restaurant at 5154 Ridge Avenue as part of the Happy Holidays From Roxborough series

Do you have memorable moments in Roxborough from 2018?  Send in your photographs to marketing@roxboroughpa.com for a chance to be featured in our January e-newsletter.   Photography credit Studio Luminoso by Christy McMahon.

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