September 24, 2021
Penn receives $1.3 million grant to protect the Wupatki National Monument
Author: Sophie Meinen
Penn’s Center for Architectural Conservation received a $1.3 million grant from the Getty Foundation to maintain and protect the Wupatki National Monument in Arizona.
The Center – which is housed in the Stuart Weitzman School of Design – plans to use the funds to develop a training and management program for conservation of the historic Wupatki Pueblo, as well as engage with Indigenous groups in the region.
While the Wupatki landscape is known for its “exceptionally well-preserved” archaeologica