CPCRS implements its research, teaching and fieldwork mission through a series of Initiatives.
Preservation effort to stabilize and preserve the 19th century painter's Philadelphia home. Project in partnership with the Friends of Henry O. Tanner House, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, and Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
A Tuskegee x Penn preservation effort to stabilize, preserve, interpret and sustain the a rare cultural landscape in Macon Co, AL.
Documentation of significant Black heritage sites in the Philadelphia region and state of Alabama.
Each semester CPCRS engages students with our partners in Alabama and Philadelphia through the Historic Preservation curriculum. In classrooms, studios, labs, and in the field, Weitzman School of Design educators and students collaborate to bring the preservation philosophies and principles of CPCRS “down to the ground.”
Weitzman’s Graduate Program in Historic Preservation continues its collaboration with Kwesi Daniels and colleagues at Tuskegee University’s Department of Architecture on courses focusing on historic preservation planning at sites in Alabama.
A public visual archive of Black heritage situated in the vernacular American landscape.
An initiative to support managers of highly significant civil rights heritage places by identifying key challenges and how to address them.