The 2013 PCCP Leadership Award has been presented to John Andrew Gallery
Mr. Gallery is a former Executive Director of the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. Among his many achievements, he created Philadelphia's Office of Housing and Community Development and is the co-founder of Urban Partners. Recently retired after many years of leadership at the Preservation Alliance and other organizations in Philadelphia, PCCP honored Mr. Gallery with the 2013 PCCP Leadership Award for his dedication and works on behalf of the City of Philadelphia and the region.
Robert Thomas of Campbell Thomas & Co. Architects was our guest speaker at the Awards Luncheon. Bob discussed "The Impact of Historic Preservation on the Region." Bob is a founding partner of his firm, which is noted for historic preservation, energy conscious design, community development and accessible design.
The Awards Luncheon was June 5, 2013 at the Racquet Club.
PCCP initiated its award program in 1990, intended to honor:
a person who exercised leadership in matters of public policy
a person who exhibited leadership on the community level
an organization which exemplified dedication and service to Philadelphia.
Past Award Winners:
2009 – Phil Goldsmith
2003 – Philadelphia Bar Association Homeless Advocacy Project
2002 – Paul Levy
2001 – Joanne Denworth
2000 – Cecilia Yep
1999 – Ernest E. Jones
1998 – Willard G. Rouse / Ruth Wright Hayre (posthumously)
1997 – Elliot Shelkrot
1996 – Philip Price