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Visionaries Roundtable in Chestnut Hill

Visionaries Roundtable: Preservation and Change in Chestnut Hill will feature discussion focused on how to balance preservation and development in Chestnut Hill in the wake of unprecedented urban expansion. Opening speakers include Oscar-nominated director Nathanial Kahn and Witold Rybczynski, Emeritus Professor of Urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania, architect, architecture critic and noted author on architecture and the home. 

Gail Harrity, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, will moderate the roundtable discussion and invite the audience to engage with: Richard Snowden
  • David DeLong, Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, author, and architect who worked with Louis Kahn;
  • Bryan Hanes, noted landscape architect and urban planner working on the designs of the Reading Viaduct Rail Park in Philadelphia; 
  • Inga Saffron, Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer; and
  • Richard Snowden, managing partner of Bowman Properties overseeing a portfolio of historic residential and commercial buildings in Chestnut Hill.

Tickets can be purchased here.

Neighborhoods: Chestnut Hill

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