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March 28th, 2019

First Round of Design Grants for 2019

Four nonprofits have received grants of preliminary design services in through the Community Design Collaborative’s Design Grant Program. We'll be helping them activate two sacred spaces and two lots for community use.

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Frankford Pause
At a block party on Saturday, Mayor Michael Nutter unveiled our conceptual plans for Frankford Pause, a pop-up park to be built on a vacant lot next to the Margaret-Orthodox...
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New Life In Morgan Village Circle
  Located in Camden, east of I-676 and south of downtown, Morgan Village is a struggling neighborhood. Half its residents live below the poverty line, and about half have less...
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Blueprint for a Green Schoolyard
E.M. Stanton Elementary School is located in Southwest Center City. Stanton has become the focus of a neighborhood campaign to recognize and enhance a strong community school....
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Our Latest Design Grants: Connecting CAPA and More
We're pleased to announce our latest group of design service grants! Through these grants, our volunteer design professionals work side-by-side with communities to put their...
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Re-imagining the East Falls Corridor
East Falls asserts itself. Brawny steel bridges and brick arches set the stage as you approach its Midvale Avenue gateway from Kelly Drive. This past year, we worked with...
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Design Workshop Gives Community a Voice
  A design workshop hosted by the Community Design Collaborative gave West Philadelphia neighborhoods served by People’s Emergency Center a voice in the reuse of the former...
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Viola Street To Partner with Habitat for Humanity
For years, the Viola Street Residents Association (VSRA) has worked to improve their neighborhood, organizing block clean-up days, maintaining a thriving community garden, and...
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Destined for Frankford
We're working on three projects in Frankford! The Collaborative will be directing its design talent to Paul Street, a neighborhood commercial street that branches off Frankford...
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Dragon Green, Hot Pockets, and Spring Gardens
Through the Collaborative’s Design Grants, volunteer design professionals work side-by-side with communities to put their visions down on paper and move ahead with fundraising...
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