Sacred Places/Civic Spaces a city-wide effort to reverse the trend of purpose build religious institutions being torn down.
Infill Philadelphia: Sacred Places / Civic Spaces is a partnership between Community Design Collaborative and Partners for Sacred Places to re-envision underutilized, purpose-built religious properties as community hubs. The Zion Baptist Church Annex was chosen as one of three sites in Philadelphia. Each site is assigned a community partner (Called To Serve) and design partners (Studio 6mm (lead)
Philadelphia Inquirer article on the recent Sacred Places/Civic Spaces Reveal Event