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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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...
Golden sledgehammers for Wynne Senior Residences
Golden sledgehammers were the tool of choice for the groundbreaking of Wynne Senior Residences this week. The redevelopment of the site of the former Wynne Theater/Wynne...
Collaborative Honors, City Acceptance for Project Reclaim
Every year, the Collaborative recognizes the volunteer team and client of one pro bono project for excellence in design, collaboration, and community impact with its...
Friends Housing Cooperative receives stewardship award
The Friends Housing Cooperative has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places and recently received an award for stewardship from Preservation Pennsylvania....
Beth Miller participates in Praxis Dialogues
On Tuesday, December 1st, Beth Miller joins Brian Abernathy, David Gould, and Scott Page for the first in a series of Praxis Dialogues on the practice of design and the public...
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...
Making Connections Across North Central
North Central Philadelphia has plenty of assets—a busy regional rail station, Cousin’s Supermarket, the Pearl Theatre, Penrose Recreation Center, and a constellation of community...
Design grants set the stage for Somerset
Orinoka Civic House and the Frankford Gateway Pop-Up take on big neighborhood landmarks in very different ways, but each project has roots in our work with New Kensington CDC and...
New Mixed-Use Development at Nicetown's Front Door
We’re feeling really great about last week’s dedication of Nicetown Court II. Heidi Segall Levy joined Nicetown CDC last week for the dedication of a new, $19 million,...
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