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Kathryn Ott Lovell: ‘There is huge potential in Philadelphia’s public spaces’ people

Jun. 25, 2019 7:02 am

Kathryn Ott Lovell: ‘There is huge potential in Philadelphia’s public spaces’

One of two Philadelphians named a Public Spaces Fellow by the Knight Foundation, the Commissioner of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation says she'll now have the chance to test drive creative ideas.
Anuj Gupta on the power of the ‘common denominator’ public space people

Jun. 21, 2019 3:11 pm

Anuj Gupta on the power of the ‘common denominator’ public space

One of two Philadelphians named a Public Spaces Fellow by the Knight Foundation, the general manager of Reading Terminal Market will now have support while exploring how to best use our shared spaces.
Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces? funding

Mar. 12, 2019 7:05 am

Do you design for your community and work for engagement in public spaces?

If so, the Knight Foundation wants you to nominate yourself for one of its inaugural Public Spaces Fellowships.
Patrick Morgan is leaving the Knight Foundation people

Dec. 18, 2018 1:24 pm

Patrick Morgan is leaving the Knight Foundation

The program director for Philadelphia initiatives will join Parks and Rec's senior leadership team in a newly created position. Here are the projects that make him proudest from his three-year tenure.
Here’s how community orgs can green their streets with TreePhilly method

Aug. 27, 2018 10:00 am

Here’s how community orgs can green their streets with TreePhilly

Columnist Akeem Dixon chats with Program Manager Erica Smith Fichman about the health and societal benefits of a bigger urban tree canopy and how local nonprofits can get some free trees for their neighborhoods.
‘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.

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