Director of Capital Projects

Tara Rasheed


As Director of Capital Projects, Tara is doing her part to bring public space improvements to the people of Philadelphia. She is responsible for directing project design teams, bidding scopes of work, and ensuring construction executed is of the highest quality. Prior to joining the FPC team, Tara worked for the City of Philadelphia as Design & Construction Manager focused on Parks and Recreation assets. Tara’s work specializes in Historic Preservation and she has had the opportunity to complete many masonry and roofing restoration projects on historic structures in New York including: the Woolworth Building, the American Museum of Natural History, a federal courthouse and post office, a couple church spires, some fancy townhouses, and an awesome yet challenging copper skylight! She graduated from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and before that Temple University.
Get to know Tara by checking out her Q&A on the My Philly Park Blog!