• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

DAG talks vacant property strategies with panel Thursday



Thursday's Design Advocacy Group meeting promises to be a really interesting conversation about City Council's land bank proposal and the Nutter administration's "Front Door" strategy for dealing with vacant property disposition.

On the panel to discuss the proposals are Jennifer Kates, Legislative Assistant to Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez; John Carpenter, Deputy Executive Director, Neighborhood Stabilization Program and Land Policy, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority; and Jeff Allegretti, President of Innova, housing development services.

The Design Advocacy Group will meet on Thursday, April 5 at 8am at the Center for Architecture (1218 Arch Street).
Want to sharpen up your thinking on these proposals before the discussion? Read these for starters:


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