Building Philadelphia Speaker Series

Date: 
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 6:00pm - Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 8:00pm
Location: 
National Park Service Theater, Independence Visitor Center, 599 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

Join us as renowned local architects, urban planners, curators, and historians explore the political, economic, and design trends that drove Philadelphia’s development. Topics include major urban planning projects such as the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Society Hill, our world-class collection of architectural styles, and Philadelphia’s industrial history.

Discounted pricing for full series. Reserve your spot today!
$175 | Series Pass  
$125 | Holiday Special (through Jan. 3)
$100 | Alliance Member Series Pass
$75 | College Student Series Pass
Free | High School Student Series Pass

2020 Speakers & Topics  

  • Wed, March 04 – Emma Lapsansky-Werner – The City as an Organism of Transition
  • Mon, March 09 – Bruce Laverty – The Victorian City
  • Wed, March 11 – Elizabeth Milroy – Assembling Fairmount Park, 1844 – 1926 
  • Mon, March 16 – Francesca Ammon – The Urban Renewal of Society Hill
  • Wed, March 18 – Dominic Vitiello – Workshop of the World
  • Mon, March 23 – Alan Greenberger – Modernism and the Philadelphia School
  • Wed, March 25 – Cynthia MacLeod – The Creation of Independence National Historical Park
  • Mon, March 30 – Doug Mooney & Jed Levin – The Hidden City: Archaeology of Philadelphia
  • Wed, April 01 – Paul Levy – The Future of the City
Schedule subject to change based on speaker availability.
Categories
Topic: 
Business and Commerce
Topic: 
Community Development
Topic: 
Economic Development