WATCH: Five things Diana Lind taught us about housing

The author of the acclaimed new book Brave New Home joined urbanist Bruce Katz for a virtual discussion about making housing more affordable, accessible and in line with our times

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: How to Build Philadelphia Back Better

Fitler Club invites you to join a lively, and essential, virtual event about moving our city forward

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Virus and the City: “Small Businesses Are The Engines of Inclusive Growth”

Drexel’s Metro Finance director talks with Charisse Conanan Johnson, of small business advisory firm and B Corp Next Street, about what companies need for post-Covid success

By Bruce Katz

Business for Good: Jumpstart Germantown

Ken Weinstein’s anti-gentrification training program, with six spin-offs in the city and region, is keeping development local—and bringing women and people of color into the industry

By Courtney DuChene

The Virus and the City: The Answer is Local

Multiple crises have revealed the need and the power of cities to respond to this moment. Drexel’s Metro Finance director on how a “New Localism” can jumpstart a better rebirth than before Covid-19.

By Bruce Katz

I Want My Jubilee!

Center City venture capitalist and philanthropist Richard Vague has a stimulus plan that will boost the economy and address inequality. Will the political class listen?

By Larry Platt

Ideas We Should Steal: The Housing Reform We Really Need

Portland, Oregon, just passed the most revolutionary urban zoning reform in recent history to keep residents from being displaced. In Philly, that could bring housing relief to tens of thousands

By Jessica Blatt Press

New Year, No New Taxes

The City plans to hold off on changing what property owners pay in taxes for another year. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on why that may not be good for anyone

By Jon Geeting