Philadelphia City Council Approves Land Bank Legislation
This year, the Collaborative joined the Philly Land Bank Alliance, a diverse partnership of allies to support the creation of an effective land bank in Philadelphia. These allies included for-profit and nonprofit builders, neighborhood civic associations, realtors, architects, environmental groups, and anti-blight organizations.
The Philly Land Bank Alliance got real results. On December 12, the Philadelphia’s ... Read Full Story
Finding New Life for Irreplaceable Buildings
Boyd Theater | The Legendary Blue Horizon | Nineteenth Street Baptist Church | Engine 46 Firehouse | Shawmont Station | Robinson Store | Haddington Historic District | Philadelphia School Buildings
What do these buildings and sites have in common? They’re all on the latest Endangered Properties List, compiled each year by the Preservation Alliance of Greater ... Read Full Story
Pencils down, pints up… and your ideas about what’s next
The Collaborative treated its 2012 and 2013 volunteers to a happy hour at Molly Malloy’s on December 2 with craft beers on tap, great snacks, tours of the newly-renovated Reading Terminal Market, and a big old-fashioned THANK YOU!
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In the RSVP for the volunteer happy hour, we asked, “What’s the ... Read Full Story
Testimonial from Amy Hirsch, Community Legal Services