Urban Heritage, Sustainability, and Social Inclusion Initiative is a collaborative project of the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP); The Earth Institute's Center for Sustainable Urban Development; and The American Assembly.
The Philadelphia Inquirer: "The hidden costs of foreclosure: Stabilizing low-income Philadelphia neighborhoods helps us all | Opinion"
By Elyse Cherry
The foreclosure crisis may have eased across much of America, but it’s still a problem in lower-income communities, nationwide and particularly in Philadelphia.
In 2017, Philadelphia had the third-highest foreclosure rate of metro areas in the United States at 1.26 percent, more than double the national average of 0.51 percent. RealtyTrac currently reports that there are nearly 7,000 properties in Philadelphia in some stage of foreclosure.
Register now for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s 2016 conference Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies. This national biennial conference will be held Wednesday, September 21, to Friday, September 23, 2016, at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing.
National Trust for Historic Preservation Awards The American Assembly a Preservation Grant Towards the Legacy City Preservation Project
A consortium including the Legacy Cities Partnership with The American Assembly and the Preservation Rightsizing Network (PRN) released a new "Action Agenda for Historic Preservation in Legacy Cities." It lays out a wide-ranging plan to address urban challenges by advancing new development, while protecting the cultural heritage of communities.
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