Philadelphia Talks: Bridging the Gap Between University and Center City

Posted by on September 22, 2006

Philadelphia Talks: Bridging the Gap Between University and Center City
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006
6:00 p.m.

Type: Public
Admission: Free for members and K-12 teachers; $5 for non-members
Location: World Live Caf?
Address: 3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact: Reservations required: 215-409-6700

Note: This program will be at World Cafe Live, not at the National Constitution Center.

Join Philadelphia magazine and the National Constitution Center at World Caf? Live in West Philly for the next “Philadelphia Talks” University of Pennsylvania President Dr. Amy Gutmann will detail her bold plans for Penn?s eastward expansion. Penn trustee and NBC news correspondent Andrea Mitchell described the plan as “the most important step since the university became the modern Penn.”

Joining Dr. Gutmann will be restaurateur Stephen Starr who will talk about how nightlife can reinvigorate neighborhoods and link communities together. Philadelphia magazine editor Larry Platt will moderate.

Philadelphia Philadelphia Talks is a series brought to you by Philadelphia magazine and the National Constitution Center that features a series of unique discussions about the hottest issues confronting our city and region.

For reservations please call: 215.409.6700. For comments or feedback only please write to:

And from the U of P website:

“University of Pennsylvania Unveils 30-Year Campus Development Plan for Former Postal Lands
July 27, 2006

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania has announced the completion of its Penn Connects campus development plan, a 30-year vision directing the physical growth of Penn’s campus, including strategic recommendations for expanding eastward towards the Schuylkill River and Philadelphia’s Center City….”

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