FS-012: Stewardship Philly Style: Design and Maintenance of William Penn’s City Squares

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
William Penn would likely be pleased with today's five public squares of his 1683 plan for Philadelphia, which continue as critical social and economic hubs. On this walking tour, attendees will hear from designers and stewards while experiencing the city's most iconic and enduring public spaces.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
4.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn about the history of William Penn’s design for Philadelphia and how the city’s squares have evolved over time. 2. Learn about recent improvements to each of the five squares and their site maintenance regimes. 3. Learn various public/private partnership models and how landscape architects manage the form, function, and funding of the squares. 4. Learn about the design and maintenance challenges of these iconic public spaces, and how they are moving toward a more sustainable future.
Instructors
Linda Walczak, ASLA; Julie A. Snell, ASLA; Amy Needle; Matt Hess; Susan J.. Edens
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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