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Hope Partnership for Education

Hope Partnership changes lives by educating middle schoolers and adults. Using “the power of light” as a guiding concept, the Collaborative volunteer team developed a toolkit to revitalize a large vacant lot across from the school and re-engage the community step by step with lighting, colorful graphics that span street and sidewalk, plantings, and light-reflective paving, seating and fencing.


Volunteer Design Team

Aisha Whitman

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Architectural Designer
West Chester, Pennsylvania

Joanne Schonfeld

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Landscape Architect, Registered

Kate Farquhar

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Landscape Architectural Designer
SALT Design Studio
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lou Johnson

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Cost Estimator
International Consultants, Inc.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sara Pevaroff Schuh

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Landscape Architect, Registered

“These are the places where I want to work as a design professional.”

SALT Design Studio
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Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Tom Halliwell

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Civil Engineer
Grist LLC
Reflects volunteers' profession and firm at time of Design Grant
Project Title
Hope Partnership For Education: Conceptual Design for Open Space
Address
2601 North 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
Neighborhood
Fairhill
Upper North Philadelphia
Volunteer Hours
416
Value of Pro Bono Services
$42,480
Design Grant Completed
April 16, 2014
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