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All In The News tagged "PlanPhilly"

Task Force Focuses First on State of Preservation in Philly

Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and distinguished teaching professor in Westphal College, was featured in a Sept. 18 Plan Philly article about Philadelphia's Historic Preservation Task Force. As Chair of the task force, Steinberg drafted the first version of a vision statement for it.

Harvey-Level Damage Probably Won’t Happen in Philadelphia, but Intense Flooding Already Does

Franco Montalto, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 1 Plan Philly story about how rising waters and paving over wetlands could impact Philadelphia.

Climate Change’s Impacts on Health are not new, but the Health Department’s Response is

Alison Kenner, PhD, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was quoted in an Aug. 4 Plan Philly article about how to prepare for emergencies caused by climate change and what kind of impact the city may face. 

New Historic Preservation Task Force Sets About Ensuring the Past Stays Present as City Grows

Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and distinguished teaching professor in Westphal College, was quoted in a July 24 Plan Philly story about the first meeting of the mayor's Historic Preservation Task Force.

Things to Know About Lead in Water

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and the director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, was quoted in a July 18 story on PlanPhilly about a lead testing project in Philadelphia. Tianna Gaines-Turner, a member of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities’ Witnesses to Hunger program, was also quoted in the story.

Brookings Report Calls for More Local Investment to Unleash 'Innovation District' Potential

Drexel and John Fry were mentioned in a May 22 Plan Philly story about a Brookings Institute study on how an "innovation district" could emerge in Philadelphia by connecting Center City and University City.

Researchers and Residents Explore Ways Eastwick Floods and Ideas for Mitigation

Franco Montalto, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 19 Plan Philly story about his work with the Consortium for Climate Research in the Urban Northeast, to look at climate resiliency solutions for the Eastwick area of Philadelphia which has been particularly vulnerable to flooding for many years.


Why is a Nonprofit with Local 98 Ties Helping Plan a Delaware Waterfront Plaza?

Harris Steinberg, distinguished teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Nov. 28 PlanPhilly story about the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) aiming to revamp a public plaza with key waterfront access in the shadow of Society Hill Towers, and Spruce Street Park.

What's Driving Philly's Rising Land Values?

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a PlanPhilly story on March 7 about rising land values in Philadelphia.

Harris Steinberg: "With time, comes change"

On Sept. 2, PlanPhilly.com ran a post by Harris Steinberg, currently executive director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Praxis design-based community outreach program, about his move to Drexel to become executive director of Drexel’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation. He will also have a faculty appointment in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design.