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Partnerships in Education, Pittsburgh:
Carol A. Crumby, Claire Gallagher, and Diane LaBelle


Our Town—An Architectural Perspective

“Our Town—An Architectural Perspective” is a program for at risk third, fourth and fifth grade students, designed to encourage an awareness of the built environment through field trips, sketches, maps and construction of a model town. The Fitch Foundation grant funded a model program to educate the students about the built environment and the role that preservation plays in the history of a neighborhood. The program includes field trips, a video documenting the students' neighborhood, and computer labs for mapping and design. The three principals of Partnerships in Education are mid-career educators. This grant was made possible by a generous donation from the Kress Foundation.