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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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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Bonus! More Housing Opportunity Fund Testimony

...continued from Housing Night. My regrets for not being able to include every speaker. Gabriel McMorland, Bloomfield resident (02:14:15) "The national realtors association and other trade groups have come into many cities across the country, and poured a lot of...

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Dispatch #1

Pretending to be a writer is hard work, and I’ve been at it for a long six months.  Or somewhere between six months and five years, to be precise.  Perhaps you too have considered a mid-career change.  Is it time to chart a new course?  Is the razzle-dazzle life of a...

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Half of A Good House

  The 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize has been awarded to Chilean architect, Alejandro Aravena. Though the Pritzker celebrates a living architect’s entire body of work, particular attention has been paid to Aravena’s 'half of a good house' project. Aravena, the...

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The Alchemy of Coal Hill

  It must rain in Emerald View Park sometimes, but for my fifth consecutive visit, sun filtered through the canopy onto the trail that led Thomas Guentner and I into the secluded, restorative woods of Mount Washington.  As we rounded a turn in the trail shouldered...

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