Shoemaker Green: Penn's Newest Public Common

Created in honor of emeritus trustee Alvin Shoemaker, Penn's newest landscape project has spread a 2.75 acre welcome mat of green at the door of the Palestra and Franklin Field. Featuring a central lawn surrounded by walkways, a rain garden, and outdoor seating, Shoemaker Green is located along 33rd Street between the David Rittenhouse Labs and the Weiss Pavilion at Franklin Field.

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Video by Kurtis Sensenig
Photos by Stuart Watson, Steve Minicola & Scott Spitzer