Do You Have the Coolest Block in Philly?

The Coolest Block in Philly contest is underway. Check out some of our favorite neighborhoods in the city and how you can enter and make the homes on your block greener.

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Geno's Steaks in South Philly
Mayor Nutter recently launched the Coolest Block in Philly Contest
which will help to transform Philadelphia into the greenest city in the nation. Here's how to enter.
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Manayunk
The last day to enter your block in the contest is April 5.
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Chestnut Hill
The winning block will be announced in May and a block party will be held in June to help the neighborhood celebrate.
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The Frankford Transportation in North Philly
The winning block will not only be dubbed the "coolest block" in Philly and have a party thrown for them, the entire neighborhood will receive cool solar roofs.
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Center City
And the winners will have an expert come to their home and will be told what products will improve energy efficiency and save them money.
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The Italian Market in South Philadelphia
Representatives from local media, environmental organizations and the building industry will judge the contest.
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Northern Liberties
The new roofs can lower the cost of heating a home by 20-percent.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art in Fairmount
Contestants' neighborhoods will be judged on different criteria but the highest resident participation is most likely to win.
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The Philadelphia Zoo in West Philly
"I encourage all Philadelphians to get involved in this contest that will save energy, and save you money,” says Mayor Nutter.
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Germantown
“We are proud to be able to help the Philadelphia neighborhoods become more energy-efficient and comfortable,” says Jerome Peribere, president and CEO of Dow Advanced Materials, which is headquartered in Philadelphia.
For more information and rules visit the Coolest Block in Philly Website.
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