Paschall Village Wins Top Design Honors

 

  • The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) beat out the state’s other eighty-eight housing authorities for the Pennsylvania Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities’ (PAHRA) top prize in affordable design. Southwest Philly’s Paschall Village, which opened last November, impressed PAHRA for not only its aesthetics and remarkable degree of sustainability, but also for the variety of funding sources through which PHA help to realize the project.
  • The first annual History Affiliates Luncheon will be held on October 19 at the Union League on South Broad, honoring several small-to-mid-sized history organizations in Pennsylvania’s five southeastern counties. In a press release, History Affiliates stresses that it “aims to support history and heritage organizations by developing a sense of community in the field; lowering the barriers of participation in terms of money, time, and location; aggregating information and resources that support heritage organizations; and creating a central ‘voice’ representing the interests of the sector.” For more information, as well as the chance to purchase tickets for the event, click HERE.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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  1. The fact that this project won any sort of recognition, let alone an award, is an atrocity. This level mediocrity is an insult to progressive urban development.

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