THE JOHN COLTRANE HOUSE

From Idea to reality:  John Coltrane Museum and Cultural Arts Center

Here, you’ll find the latest updates about how our work on the John Coltrane House Museum and Cultural Arts Center is progressing. The attention these updates draw is one of the best resources we have for recruiting the public to our cause. Take a look at our featured pieces below, share and let us know what you think about our efforts. Contact our project administrator at coltranemcac@strawberrymansioncdc.org

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FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE JOHN COLTRANE HOUSE

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JOHN COLTRANE HOUSE WINS TWO AWARDS

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JOHN COLTRANE HOUSE PROJECT IN STRAWBERRY MANSION GETS STATE BLIGHT REMEDIATION FUNDS

June 9, 2022

The John Coltrane House, located at 1511 N. 33rd Street, has been owned for the last 18 years by the Early-Gadson family. During the past 18 years, many projects, including the stabilization of the front of the house, interior repairs and electrical upgrades, were completed to ensure the house would remain a National Historic Landmark for the community to enjoy in perpetuity.

May, 19 2022

Completed in May 2021, the John Coltrane Museum and Cultural Arts Center site feasibility studyhas won two prestigious local awards. The first, in October, was an Honor Award in the unbuilt planning category from AIA Philadelphia.


In March we learned that the project won the John Gallery Community Action Award for achievement by community organizations from the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia.

May 27, 2021

One of Philadelphia's most notable Black landmarks is receiving support for preservation.