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Anthony Bracali

Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Class of 1999

Tony Bracali

Anthony Bracali, graduate of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design and principal architect with Friday Architects and Planners, talks about his involvement in the construction of Paines Park, a park slated for groundbreaking in Spring 2010 which will be dedicated to the sport of skateboarding.

In 2007,The Paines Park project received a $1 million construction grant from the City of Philadelphia, the most ever dedicated by a city to a skateboarding project. "This doesn't happen in other cities; this has never happened in another city," said Anthony.

Anthony was also the 2008 recipient of the Drexel University Alumni Association's Young Alumni Entrepreneur Award. Meet Anthony in the video below, which is presented by the Westphal College and the Drexel University Alumni Association: