Community-Driven Preservation in the Tioga Neighborhood
Building Philadelphia 2021 Spring Speaker Series


Watch ONLINE via ZOOM from the safety and comfort of your home. A link with instructions will be provided one hour prior to this virtual lecture. 

This lecture will be recorded and a replay will be available to registered participants.

"Community-Driven Preservation in the Tioga Neighborhood"

Presented by the Young Friends of the Preservation Alliance with Reverend Mike Major and members of the Broad, Germantown, and Erie Honoring History Group

Efforts to preserve buildings, sites, and neighborhoods are undoubtedly at their most effective when they are bolstered by strong community organization. Beginning with an overview of the vibrant history and architecture of the Tioga neighborhood, this talk will explore the partnership between the City's Broad, Germantown, and Erie (BGE) Task Force, 19 community partners, and the YFPA as a case study. Speakers from the YFPA and the Honoring History group will highlight the important historical and advocacy work that is ongoing in the neighborhood and the Reverend Mike Major will lend particular attention to the immense role Leon Sullivan and his Zion Baptist Church had on the neighborhood's growth and development.


$15 | General Admission

$12 | Alliance Member 

Free | Students*

If you have been affected by the pandemic and would like to attend these virtual lectures but cannot afford to do so, please email Vinni Cheng for complimentary access.

*For students, please email photo of valid student ID to Vinni Cheng to register.

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