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  • 2013 Annual Report

    The Collaborative's annual report is now available. It includes the names of the volunteers and donors who made it possible for us to strengthen neighborhoods through design.
  • Blueprint for a Green Schoolyard

    E.M. Stanton Elementary School is located in Southwest Center City. Stanton has become the focus of a neighborhood campaign to recognize and enhance a strong community school. Like many of Philadelphia’s public schools, Stanton has a small, entirely paved schoolyard. Stanton School Advisory Council and South of South Neighborhood Association came to the Collaborative for a ... Read Full Story
  • Dragon Green, Hot Pockets, and Spring Gardens

    Through the Collaborative’s Design Grants, volunteer design professionals work side-by-side with communities to put their visions down on paper and move ahead with fundraising, gaining support, and getting projects built. In 2013, the Collaborative and its volunteers completed $925,000 and 8,778 hours in pro bono preliminary design services or nonprofits through 21 design grants and other ... Read Full Story
  • Tiny But Titanic

    Titan Park is a remnant of a classic 70’s pocket park. It occupies less than 1,000 square feet at the corner of Titan and Howard Streets in South Philadelphia’s Pennsport neighborhood. The pocket park has a biker’s aesthetic:  concrete paving, highway guardrails, and a circular pedestal that once held a motorcycle. When the City took steps ... Read Full Story

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