Maps courtesy the Cartographic Modeling Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. For more maps, see Philadelphia NeighborhoodBase.
As part of the?community?envisioning during phase one of Philadelphia LANDvisions, artist and documenter Tory Read came from Denver?to work with students from Gideon Elementary School and Vare Middle?School.? The students?documented vacant land and abandoned buildings in their neighborhoods in Philadelphia with single-use cameras.? These photographs, along with creative writing and paintings, were presented?at the first community meeting for LANDvisions.?Photographer credit is given on each photograph.
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