Urban Heritage Project

The Urban Heritage Project is an initiative of PennPraxis, led by Randall Mason.

UHP addresses issues at the intersection of built heritage, cultural landscape, societal change through multi-disciplinary research and practice.

Current and recent projects include:

  • Rwanda Genocide Memorial Conservation (CNLG, State Department, Big Future Group)
  • Detroit-Philadelphia Preservation Exchange (Robin Beckett Fund, Knight Foundation)
  • Cultural Landscapes of Washington, DC, Documentation/Planning (National Park Service)
  • Salvador (Brazil) historic center economic strategies (ARUP, Rockefeller 100RC)
  • North Brother Island, NYC (JM Kaplan Fund)



Kaitlyn Levesque, Research Associate