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What makes public spaces ‘just’? method

Oct. 20, 2017 12:30 pm

What makes public spaces ‘just’?

The Knight-funded Just Spaces audit project will help University City District assess who is using the spaces it manages, and who's being kept out.
Through Monument Lab, a tribute to the Philadelphia poet people

Oct. 5, 2017 8:49 am

Through Monument Lab, a tribute to the Philadelphia poet

A recent Mural Arts event featured live performances and recollections of the city's lyrical past: "Poetry can and should be defined as a type of public art."
Fairmount Park Conservancy has a new head as of July 1: Jamie Gauthier people

Jun. 30, 2017 1:05 pm

Fairmount Park Conservancy has a new head as of July 1: Jamie Gauthier

The nonprofit announced yesterday that Rick Magder would be leaving after only nine months at the helm. Here are some lessons from the shakeup.
4 Philly urbanists were just named Emerging City Champions funding

May 15, 2017 11:09 am

4 Philly urbanists were just named Emerging City Champions

Run by nonprofit 8 80 Cities and funded by the Knight Foundation, the yearlong fellowship offers $5,000 to "implement an innovative project to enhance public spaces, mobility or civic engagement."
Mural Arts’ Monument Lab is raising $50K to support its public programming funding

May 5, 2017 1:00 pm

Mural Arts’ Monument Lab is raising $50K to support its public programming

The citywide art project invites 21 local and international artists to imagine monuments for a modern Philadelphia.
The League of Creative Interventionists is coming to a public space near you people

Apr. 27, 2017 4:29 pm

The League of Creative Interventionists is coming to a public space near you

The group stages pop-up art "interventions" with the goal of connecting neighbors in new ways. Fellow Dave Ramsey discusses its Mother's Day event on "Around the Corner."
A peek into Visit Philly’s new virtual reality platform method

Apr. 24, 2017 12:55 pm

A peek into Visit Philly’s new virtual reality platform

Digital Content Director Kristina Jenkins is presenting a case study at Friday's Tech in the Commons bootcamp on augmented and virtual reality.
This Philly landscape firm has been involved in ‘sustainable activism’ since Earth Day was created method

Apr. 21, 2017 12:52 pm

This Philly landscape firm has been involved in ‘sustainable activism’ since Earth Day was created

Andropogon's most recent work in the city is Bartram’s Mile, opening this weekend.
The city wants to talk about better strategic design for its public sector services purpose

Feb. 22, 2017 11:06 am

The city wants to talk about better strategic design for its public sector services

The speaker series, hosted in partnership with the University of the Arts’ Design for Social Impact program, kicks off March 30.
Greensgrow’s new community project fund is honoring its founder’s legacy funding

Feb. 15, 2017 11:01 am

Greensgrow’s new community project fund is honoring its founder’s legacy

Mary’s Community Fund, in remembrance of the recent passing of founder Mary Seton Corboy, will help individuals or organizations working to better the Kensington, River Wards and West Philly neighborhoods.

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