In the Pipeline
While working on honing my public-private real estate development toolkit, my interests have allowed me to take a deeper look at the connections between city planning, real estate development, and public health; more specifically looking at how city planning efforts can help lessen the disparities of infant and maternal mortality in Philadelphia. An op-ed will be published on this topic in mid-2018.
This report is critical analysis of Philadelphia's ten-year tax abatement for the purpose of providing a foundation for new policy initiatives that will stimulate addition investment and development in Philadelphia's downtown and neighborhoods while stabilizing and expanding the cities affordable housing base.
This semester long-studio focused on the relationship between gentrification and homelessness in five US cities - Denver, Las Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle. Our final products were a website aimed at community groups and neighborhood activists (dealingwithgentrification.org) and a working paper aimed at policy makers.
This paper proposes two policy responses that appeal to both lay advocates and policymakers: a programmatic toolkit that municipalities may employ in order to harness neighborhood change to create sustainably mixed-income neighborhoods, and an overhaul of federal policy that transforms the nation’s conception of fair housing and equitable development.
Camden: An Equity Agenda is an equity plan for Camden, NJ and served as the final product of a city planning studio at the University of Pennsylvania in Spring 2017.
Memories of the Future is a mobile cinema project that functions as a location based portrait of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx.
This publication served as the annual report for the 2016-2017 academic calendar for the Penn Abroad office at the University of Pennsylvania.