Philadelphia Parks Alliance Honors John Carr

"A gifted architectural conservator and passionate supporter of parks, John has restored numerous historic treasures in Fairmount Park, both as an independent conservator and as the former Director of the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust. His diverse projects, including the Sheep Barn, Rittenhouse Square, Sedgeley Porter House, Rockland Mansion, Fountain of the Seahorses, Joan of Arc, and the Memorial Hall dome sculptures, have revitalized the city of Philadelphia and enhanced the quality of life for its citizens, businesses and visitors."