WHYY Presents

Stadium Stompers & Vare Recreation Center

Special | 27m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

Part 1: North Central Philadelphians struggle against a university’s encroachment on their land that threatens the existence of a community & culture. Part 2: Playing in the Wreck is the story of the 102-year-old Vare Recreation Center, a decaying landmark in the Gray's Ferry neighborhood of South Philly. The building is a beacon of youth programming for a community navigating its own challenges.

Aired: 02/03/21

Expired: 02/10/21

Rating: NR

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