Scenic Philadelphia is dedicated to
Protecting open spaces like Burholme Park from institutional development by representing neighbors and users of this well loved park in Northeast Philadelphia
Preventing hundreds of thousands of square feet of outdoor advertising in Philadelphia, including wall wraps and bandit signs. We are now raising awareness of the threat of rapid conversions to digital signs throughout the city.
Establishing a new body of land-use law through 16 precedent-setting cases on zoning in Pennsylvania courts, all to the benefit of community groups and civic associations
Spearheading the effort to control billboards in Philadelphia. We currently provide education and guidance on signage to city policy makers as the new zoning code is being shaped.
Educating Philadelphia high school students on issues of beauty and blight and ways to make positive change in their neighborhoods. We offer internships to college as well as high school students.
Serving as one of 35 affiliates of Scenic America, a national non-profit organization seeking to preserve and enhance the visual character of the country’s roadways, countryside and communities.