Notes from the Field
Notes from the Field
April 19th, 2018
Leverage 2018: What an evening it was!
Thanks to our Leverage 2018 sponsors and to everyone who joined us!
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Corridor Realities 2017 Recap
Public health, preservation, and place-keeping were the timely topics of this year's Corridor Realities. Every two years, the Community Design Collaborative and Philadelphia...
The little library that could
For Park(ing) Day Philadelphia 2017, the Community Design Collaborative transformed its parking space into a pop-up lending library. The library brought in a steady stream of...
It's trophy time for CHOP!
This year, there will be a new player on the lanes— Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is a proud Ten Pin Sponsor of our 21st Annual Bowling Ball! Why did CHOP decide to...
Opening Doors for Development in Southwest Philly
In August 2016, The Collaborative wrapped up a Design Grant with the Southwest Community Development Corporation (SWCDC) to support the organization’s first foray into affordable...
Creating more space for peace and social justice
Friends Center, located at 15th and Cherry Streets in Center City Philadelphia, has been both a communal and administrative space for the Quaker community since 1856. Today,...
Frankford CDC tests vision with Food Truck Friday
Sometimes, you need to see the big picture to get things going. Good food can help too. The barren plaza, dim lighting, and confusing crosswalks under the El at the Arrott...
Third Round of Design Grants for 2017
The Community Design Collaborative is proud to announce its newest Design Grants and nonprofit partners! The Collaborative will work with South Philadelphia’s East Passyunk...
Announcing our 2017 Community Design Award finalists
Every year, the Community Design Collaborative’s Design Services Committee selects three projects completed in the previous year as finalists for its Community Design Award. The...
Columbus Square Park on path to improvements
Civic spaces evolve. Our ideas about their role in cities and communities change over time. Initiatives like NYC Parks’ Parks Without Borders, the Knight Foundation’s Civic...
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