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Ed Bacon’s 20th Century City Planning Masterpiece, Society Hill Greenways

Sunday October 12th: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Ticket Price: $10

Join Nando Micale, Principal at Wallace Roberts + Todd, for a special walking tour of the historic Society Hill neighborhood. One of the nation’s first urban renewal projects to embrace historic preservation, Society Hill is an important case study of adaptive reuse, public-private partnerships, and urban revitalization.

The neighborhood includes numerous 18th century houses, modern infill development, and the I.M. Pei-designed Society Hill Towers, interwoven with a system of pedestrian greenways installed in the 1960s as part of the urban renewal program. Today Society Hill is one of Philadelphia’s most affluent neighborhoods.

The tour leaves from the lobby of the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel.