Friends Rehabilitation Program (FRP) | Guild House East
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Guild House East


Guild House East is home to 90 apartments for seniors and is a historical landmark for the postmodern architecture movement.

Born in Philadelphia and raised in the Quaker tradition, architect Robert Venturi was commissioned by Friends Neighborhood Guild to build Guild House from 1960-1963 out of a demonstrated need for communal housing to support low-income seniors. Click here to learn more about the history and architecture of this space.


Today, this is a beautiful, convenient and affordable place to live. With support from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) City Harvest program, residents and staff are building a vegetable garden and planting vibrant native flower gardens to support the health of both residents and the local ecosystem

Address: 711 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Phone:(215) 923-1539



Property Manager: Cathy Villanueva
Assistant Property Manager: Elliot Robinson
Office Assistant: Angela Dennis
Social Service Coordinator: Linda Moore
Manager of Maintenance: Anthony Jordan
Housekeeping Supervisor: Sabrina Raison


Some current residents painted these tiles as elementary school students involved with Friends Neighborhood Guild in the 1950’s.