URDC Board member Betty Turner was recently awarded the Philadelphia American Institute of Architects (AIA) Paul Philippe Cret Award, which recognizes individuals who have made “an outstanding and lasting contribution to the design of buildings, structures, landscapes, and the public realm of Greater Philadelphia.”

 

Betty is most deserving of this award. Co-Founder and President of Germantown Community Connection, she currently serves as Co-Chair of the Philadelphia Historic Commission to which she was appointed in 2012. In 2010 she received her Citizen’s Planner Certificate from the Citizen’s Planning Institute and was a local representative of Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia. Betty has devoted her life to a career in education, community affairs, and has long been an advocate for Mayor Kenney’s Task Force on Historic Preservation.

Congratulations Betty on your award and long service to the Germantown community!