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Making Reparations: How can we come together to preserve history and ensure that every Philadelphian has a home?

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Thursday, February 2, 2023

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


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For the first time in more than two decades, there are more renovation projects in the US than new builds. Philadelphia has already been leading the way in this increase of adaptive reuse, and now, the city will have even more tools to do so with the recent passage of the statewide Whole Homes Repair Act, which provides unprecedented opportunities to save historic buildings and help low-income homeowners hold onto their properties. This program will explore the intersections of craft labor, historic preservation, and housing justice to discover how we can both preserve our city’s legacy of expert craftsmanship and attain housing for all.


More information on Philadelphia's Housing Action Plan HERE


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Isabella Segalovich

 Isabella Segalovich is a writer and educator who studies the intersections of craft, art, and politics. Her "anti-authoritarian folk art history" videos have amassed over 190 thousand followers across social media platforms, and in 2021, she was included in an article in Architectural Digest on “where to find the best interior design content on TikTok.” She is a contributing author and TikTok correspondent for online art magazine Hyperallergic, a professor of design history at Kean University, and a faculty member of the New York Crit Club.