This year's hackathon will feature themed categories and place an emphasis on civic engagement.
Although Penn tried to compromise with the neighborhood, proposing a plan to incorporate the mansion into the housing complex they had received permission to begin, the neighborhood ultimately refused to meet them in the middle.
While some are capitalizing on high housing rates for visitors, others are opening their doors freely and still others are restricted in having guests that weekend.
Those who live on the streets will likely need to be relocated as a result of the city's plans.
Next year marks the expected completion of several PennConnects projects, including Perry World House and New College House.
A Change.org petition entitled "Save the Drexel Food Trucks!" has received over 2,850 signatures to date.