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All Faculty Expert tagged "urban planning"

Kevin C. Gillen, PhD

Gillen's background is in urban economics and real estate finance. His research is concentrated in applied work in the analysis of real estate developments and operation of real estate markets, including their fiscal, economic and financial implications. This work is deployed in advising both public and private sector entities on the economic feasibility of proposed development projects, the costs/benefits of local and regional public policy options, and the design and implementation of local economic development strategies. He also produces quarterly reports on the current state of the region’s housing market, providing insight and information on how the markets impact Pennsylvania. 

Harris Steinberg

One of Greater Philadelphia’s leading practitioners and teachers of urban planning and one of the most respected professionals in civic visioning in the region. Harris came to Drexel from the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania where he was the founding director of PennPraxis, the school’s applied research arm. Since 2001, PennPraxis has fostered faculty and student collaboration on real-world projects in architecture, landscape architecture, city and regional planning historic preservation and fine arts.

Andrew Zitcer

Zitcer has been part of the Philadelphia arts and culture community since helping to found the Rotunda in the late 1990s. The Rotunda is a community-gathering place fueled by the belief that art is a catalyst for social change and that the arts can lead to the formation of meaningful partnerships between the University of Pennsylvania and surrounding neighborhoods.