The Penn Campus and Its Perimeter: Old and New Architecture

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 10:30AM WALK LEADER: David Hollenberg, Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services (Former University Architect, adjunct professor in PennDesign Historic Preservation Program)MEETING PLACE: 40th and Locust Streets - west entrance to campus. David will be in a black tee shirt.Free. Rain or shine. All are welcome. This walk will proceed through … Continue reading The Penn Campus and Its Perimeter: Old and New Architecture

Stroll from Trolley Portal Gardens to 40th and Market

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 5pm WALK LEADER: Nate Hommel of University City DistrictMEETING PLACE: 40th Street and Baltimore Avenue [map]Free. Rain or Shine. All are welcome. Trolley Portal Gardens is a story of relentless optimism, just because it’s hard and never been done before doesn't mean it can't happen. We will talk about the … Continue reading Stroll from Trolley Portal Gardens to 40th and Market

Gardens of West Philadelphia – May 4, 2018

Walking West Philly's Community Gardens Story by Walk leader Jeff Barg | Photos by Ashley Hahn Although Philadelphia has roughly 400 community gardens, most of them are too spread out to cover any critical mass on foot. But West Philly, with its longstanding history of greening (it started as an agricultural haven outside the city), has a unique … Continue reading Gardens of West Philadelphia – May 4, 2018