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‘Participatory design is sustainable design’: On landscape architecture and community engagement method

Aug. 13, 2018 11:20 am

‘Participatory design is sustainable design’: On landscape architecture and community engagement

Here’s the story of how Manayunk-based SALT Design Studio engages neighborhood stakeholders with more empathy for greater effect.
How Philly’s 4 Emerging City Champions are reimagining public space for social change people

Aug. 7, 2018 12:34 pm

How Philly’s 4 Emerging City Champions are reimagining public space for social change

8 80 Cities' local fellows will produce short-term projects aimed at increasing mobility and civic engagement in Norris Square, South Street, Mt. Airy and beyond.
Farm for the City: Growing an urban garden near City Hall to fight food insecurity results

Jul. 24, 2018 4:26 pm

Farm for the City: Growing an urban garden near City Hall to fight food insecurity

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's garden at Thomas Paine Plaza is providing fresh produce for Broad Street Ministry and addressing the importance of community gardens through September.
What the Free Library learned about civic engagement from Pokémon Go method

Apr. 25, 2018 12:44 pm

What the Free Library learned about civic engagement from Pokémon Go

Library Administrator Joel Nichols will present on its place-based digital intervention at the first Tech in the Commons session, "Bring AR and VR to Our Neighborhoods," on Monday, April 30.
ESPN and Under Armour are funding the revitalization of Philadelphia’s vacant spaces funding

Feb. 27, 2018 12:09 pm

ESPN and Under Armour are funding the revitalization of Philadelphia’s vacant spaces

The project, called RePlay, is being managed by LISC Philadelphia. Community-based organizations should apply for a grant before May 15.
Delaware River City Corporation is getting a new name and new leadership people

Feb. 12, 2018 12:05 pm

Delaware River City Corporation is getting a new name and new leadership

As Executive Director Tom Branigan prepares to retire, the nonprofit overseeing the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway's implementation is making some big changes.
How the Rail Park’s planners are building an inclusive community space method

Feb. 9, 2018 12:15 pm

How the Rail Park’s planners are building an inclusive community space

Phase 1 of the Callowhill project will be completed in the next month, and more public engagement is on the way: "Our interest is in creating a park for all Philadelphians."
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.

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