Nikia Brown, is a native Philadelphian who has an unyielding passion for people and places. Growing up in a Caribbean household kindled within her a strong curiosity about world cultures and ethnic backgrounds. Upon graduating from Liberty University with a bachelor’s…READ MORE
David B. Brownlee is an architectural historian at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is the Shapiro-Weitzenhoffer Professor. His seven authored and co-authored books include studies of English Victorian architecture, German neoclassicism, the architecture and city planning of Philadelphia, and the…READ MORE
Fran joined PICA as Executive Director on June 5, 2012.
Prior to her appointment at PICA, Fran served almost four years as Commissioner of the Department of Licenses and Inspections for the City of Philadelphia under Mayor Michael Nutter. Fran has…READ MORE