DVSGA to Tour Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center

October 5, 2011

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, Philadelphia


Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance hosts

The Salvation Army – Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Tour and Program

Join us for a networking event and educational tour of the recently completed Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center.

Where:

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps
4200 Wissahickon Ave
Philadelphia, PA

Event Schedule

4:30 Registration

5:00 Presentation

5:30 Concurrent site and building tours

6:45 Discussion and refreshments

A first step in the social, economic, and environmental revitalization of one of Philadelphia’s most blighted industrial areas, the $72 million, 130,000 SF Salvation Army facility features a conference and training center, aquatic center, and a variety of programming to serve both families and individuals. The site, a 12 acre brownfield tract, was the former home of Budd Co., the proposed site for a casino, and, most recently, a city auto impound lot. Amy Stein and Christopher Mendel will lead guided tours for all attendees of both the building and the site, addressing your specific questions and offering a behind-the-scenes look at this amazing new community center.

Registration Fees:

$45 through 9/30/11;
Early Registration extended to Friday 10/7/2011 for AIA members

$60 after 9/30/11 10/7/2011.

Space is limited, and we expect the event to sell out – please register early!

Speakers

Amy Stein, AIA, LEED AP, , senior landscape architect, Andropogon Associates. associate, MGA Partners. Experienced in architecture and planning, Amy has completed over $900 million in constructed projects and masterplans for educational, federal and public buildings.

Christopher Mendel, ASLA

Experienced in a systems-based approach to landscape design and natural resource management, Christopher’s skills have been applied to large urban brownfields, urban waterfront parks, city master planning and rural campus planning.

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