With its variety of history mixed with forward-thinking policies, Media is home to people who want the best furnishings in their home. Owners of historic homes are often looking to maintain the original charm of their home, so we offer hardwood floor refinishing and hardwood floor restoration services. For clients with newer, more modern tastes, this might mean an entirely new hardwood floor installation.
Hudson Hardwood: Hardwood Flooring in Media, PA
Hudson Hardwood’s services include completing work on hardwood floors of all types. We perform refinishing, installing, cleaning, recoating, and restoring. Hudson Hardwood is reliable, and we’ll finish projects on time and within budget. Having your hardwood floors refinished shouldn’t mean you have to leave your house for days or completely disrupt your schedule. We work hard to finish the job with minimal disruption to your daily schedule and life. You’ll be amazed how our dustless sanding technique and environmentally friendly products get the job done efficiently.
Do you live in Media and have a hardwood floor project? Contact us today for Free Quote.
Things You Might Want to Know About The History of Media
Media, PA is the county seat of Delaware County and touts itself as “Everybody’s Hometown.” Located just 13 miles outside of Philadelphia, Media has a long history of being home to wealthy Philadelphians. Today it offers residents and visitors a mix of historic and modern charm.
In 1681 Media was under the proprietorship of William Penn. The borough was later incorporated in 1850 and remained a rural area with vacation homes and hotels. Some of the well-known and popular hotels at the time included Brooke Hall, Idlewild Hotel, and The Chestnut Grove House.
The Media Theater opened in 1927 and saw the first film with speaking parts, The Jazz Singer. The theater has been serving the area for many years and still exists today. In 1994 it was restored and re-named the Media Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Media is home to three historic districts. These are Courthouse Square, Lemon Street, and Providence Friends’ Meeting House District. The borough designated each in 1975.
Media is also home to many historic former residences. Just a few of these are Dr. Samuel D. Risley House, Gayley House, and Hillhurst.
Residents of Media enjoy access to many parks, nature sanctuaries, and areas where they can walk, play sports, and enjoy the outdoors. A few popular parks are Rose Tree Park, Barrall Field, and Muriel Jaisohn Memorial Park, and Nature Sanctuary.
Residents also have use of the Media-Upper Providence Free Library.
Education in Media
Families in Media send their children to school at the Rose Tree Media School District. A merger created the district in 1966. Today, it includes Media Elementary School, Springton Lake Middle School, and Penncrest High School. The Media-Upper Providence Friends School is a private school located in Media. Students can also choose to attend Catholic school at Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School.
After high school, students in the area may attend two associate-degree programs at Delaware County Community College or the Pennsylvania Institute of Technology. A three-year technical school called Williamson College of the Trades is also located in Media.
Famous People from Media
Pitcher Tug McGraw, who played for the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies, hails from Media. Singer and songwriter Jim Croce, best known for his hits Time In A Bottle, and Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown, is also from Media.
Life in Media Today
The population of Media today is almost 5,500. Residents enjoy a robust downtown area with shopping, dining, and live cultural events. In 2006 Media became the first in the United States to achieve “fair trader certification” status. As such, it supports fair trade and offers fair trade products. It has done a lot to raise awareness about fair trade and continues this commitment today.