A4: Creative Place-Making: A Case Study in Neighborhood Revitalization
October 29, 20182:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Christine Paul; Morris Zimmerman; Stefanie F. Seldin; Barb Varela
New Kensington CDC in Philadelphia successfully revitalized its neighborhood and then turned its attention to a neighboring distressed community. This panel will present NKCDC’s plan and results as a case study in neighborhood revitalization, in a community full of challenges. It recently completed its linchpin housing development, Orinoka Civic House, and continues its work on many fronts in the neighborhood.
Moderator & Speaker: Christine Paul, EVP of Development, Diamond and Associates
Speakers: Morris Zimmerman, Principal, BWA Architects; Stefanie F. Seldin, Executive Director, Rebuilding Together Philadelphia; Barb Varela, Managing Director, Real Estate and Finance, New Kensington Community Development Corporation