Penn’s Richards Receives Preservation Award

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia announced that Richards Medical Research Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania will receive a Grand Jury Award at the 2019 Preservation Achievement Awards. CVM served as the facade restoration consultant for this comprehensive renovation, which was designed by Atkin Olshin Schade Architects.

A National Historic Landmark, Richards was designed by Louis Kahn and completed in 1960. CVM conducted a condition evaluation of the exterior and designed and oversaw restoration work for this historic building.

The award ceremony will be held on Wednesday, June 5, and tickets are available to purchase here. Congratulations to the entire project team!

(photo: Halkin | Mason Photography)