Beyond the Global Rust-belt

Russian students explore Pittsburgh’s transformation

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p4 Interview

Scott Bricker

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p4 Interview

Christine Mondor

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Informal Cinema:

Within Formal Cities

 

 

 

 

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p4 Interview

Majestic Lane

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Half of a Good House

What an award winning housing concept could mean for Pittsburgh

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Alchemy of Coal Hill

A Community-built Regional Park

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Beam Me Up!

An article I submitted to the NewPeople, a publication of the Thomas Merton Center, was going to print, but I didn’t yet know what title the editor had chosen for it.  It turned out to be “Affordable housing in crisis.”  That was fifteen years ago. Now, just moments...

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Informal Cinema: “Within Formal Cities”

A weathered wooden shack with a wavy corrugated metal roof displays images of the Brazilian flag and a political campaign poster featuring three smiling, hopeful candidates.  Below is a handmade banner that reads: FAVELA “MODELO” DE QUE?  Translation: “Favela (a...

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Talk loud, say something

Do you read Public Source? It surprises me when I ask this question and get perplexed looks in return. Public Source is an independent, investigative news outlet that covers critically important issues for Pittsburgh and beyond. Their stories are everything local...

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It’s a Housing Night in Pittsburgh

Housing is transit-related.  And hunger-related.  Housing is a health care issue and an environmental issue.  It affects LGBTQ communities and realtor associations.  It’s a human right and an exclusive privilege.  It’s out of reach for refugees and American-born...

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