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Death of the Downtown: How Cities Can Rebuild Using 'Tactical Urbanism'

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in an Oct. 20 Smart Cities Dive article about the importance of smart decisions, access to funding and open mindedness to avoid catastrophic scenarios in cities experiencing disaster.

At Strategic Site of Philly Refinery Explosion, Drexel Report Envisions Community-Informed Future

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in an Oct. 8 Philly Voice article about “Visioning the Future of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery Complex,” a report from the Lindy Institute and the Clean Air Council about the potential long-term future of the former 1,400-acre Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) oil refinery site on the Lower Schuylkill.

What’s the Next Delaware Waterfront-Style Victory for Philly? | Editorial

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Sept. 20 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation’s decision on how Penn’s Landing will be developed. 

What Would Philly Look Like If Urbanists Ran the City?

Harris Steinberg, executive director of the Lindy Institute of Urban Innovation and Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, an adjunct professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were quoted in a story in the September 2020 edition of Philadelphia magazine speculating on what the city would look like if it was run by urbanists. The piece mentions "SIM-PHL," an urban planning game created by Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center.

76ers Want New Arena at Penn's Landing but Not Everyone Agrees

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in a Sept. 3 WPVI-TV (6-abc) article about the Sixers targeting Penn's Landing for a potential new basketball arena. And whether it would really be good for the city.

Is a Sixers Arena at Penn’s Landing Good for Philly? | Pro/Con

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, co-authored a Sept. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer opinion commentary about the Sixers targeting Penn's Landing for a potential new basketball arena. And whether it would really be good for the city.

The Sixers Are Targeting Penn’s Landing for a Potential New Basketball Arena

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in an Aug. 26 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Sixers targeting Penn's Landing for a potential new basketball arena.

As Pandemic Began, Suburban Philly House Sales Went up and Prices Dipped, the Opposite of the City Market

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in an Aug. 13 Philadelphia Inquirer article about an increase in suburban Philadelphia house sales amid the pandemic.

The Virus and the City:  Next Steps

Bruce Katz, JD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab, co-authored an Aug. 4 Philadelphia Citizen article about a handful of relief bills and programs that, if Congress acts, may boost small business

3 Ways the Coronavirus Crisis Is Expected to Shape Housing Prices in and Around Philly

Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted in Aug. 1 Philadelphia magazine and Philadelphia Inquirer articles about expectations for the Philly housing market amid the coronavirus crisis.

Where Do We Go From Here? a To-Do List for Long-Term Change Toward Racial Equity

Michael O’Bryan an urban innovation fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation was quoted in a July 10 Technically Philly article about taking the next steps to enact long-term change and racial equity.

The Virus and the City: How to Grow Black Businesses

Bruce Katz, JD, distinguished fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation and director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab and Kevin Gillen, PhD, senior research fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, co-authored a June 29 article for The Philadelphia Citizen about a plan for post-covid economic recovery and the necessity of providing opportunities for Black businesses to thrive.