Historical-Spatial Internship on Skid Row in Philadelphia

Stephen Metraux, Penn PhD in Soiology and URBS Graduate Certificate recipient, has begun archival work on Philadelphia's Skid Row and has come across detailed inventories (building by building and resident by resident) of the 1950's era Callowhill area in and around the Row, among other things detailing life in that area that were collected as part of two contemporary studies. There is a ton of original data here that he has study ideas for, and as part of these he would like to do some descriptive things with the building inventories. Some funding may be available. For more information, please email s.metrau@usciences.edu.