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Economic Development

Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation

rStore provides preliminary design services to nonprofit organizations revitalizing Philadelphia’s commercial corridors. rStore design consultations help store owners plan storefront façade improvements and apply for grants. Six businesses on the Ridge Avenue Commercial Corridor received recommendations and sketches on repainting, preserving historical features, and replacing signage, lighting, windows, and doors.

Volunteer Design Team

Daniel Sullivan

Architect, Intern
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Jeffrey Brummer

Architect, Registered

"Volunteer and leadership opportunities with the Collaborative teach you to work with people, and to give ideas and take ideas."

Haddon Township, New Jersey

Patrick Snoke

Cost Estimator

"The most rewarding part is to be able to help nonprofits take their program in the direction they want to go.”

Project North Consulting
Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania

Stephanie Khalo

Architect, Registered
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reflects volunteers' profession and firm at time of Design Grant
Project Title
rStore: Design Consultations for Commercial Corridor Façade Improvement (Francisville)
Ridge Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Lower North Philadelphia
Volunteer Hours
Value of Pro Bono Services
Design Grant Completed
May 01, 2012


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