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An Assessment Of Community Impact Of The Philadelphia Department Of Recreation Mural Arts Program, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert Apr 2003

An Assessment Of Community Impact Of The Philadelphia Department Of Recreation Mural Arts Program, Mark J. Stern, Susan C. Seifert

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Community Impact Assessment—2003

This 2003 report is a first assessment of community impact of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program since its start in 1984 under the Philadelphia Anti-Graffiti Network. The study, undertaken from 2000 to 2002, incorporated a variety of methods. SIAP developed a geographic database on the location of murals to assess whether their density was related to other characteristics of a neighborhood. The team also developed a detailed mural production database to examine the nature of community involvement in MAP's process. Finally, the team employed a “community leveraging" model, based on a method developed by Penn’s Program ...