"Evolution of a Campus: Urban Renewal at Penn 1950-2000"

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820March 10, 2010


WHAT:”The Evolution of a Campus: Urban Renewal at Penn, 1950-2000” traces Penn’s history in West Philadelphia.

Filled with dramatic photographs and detailed maps capturing 50 years of “then and now,” this 90-minute informal lecture will explore the University’s expansion and the impact of Penn-related development in West Philadelphia.

Reception to follow.

WHO: John Puckett, a professor and historian in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

WHERE: University of Pennsylvania
Golkin Room, Houston Hall
3417 Spruce St.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 24, 5:30 – 7 p.m.