Author: Judy Weightman
Judy Weightman is a freelance writer who chooses to live in Philadelphia.
Articles by Judy Weightman
- Developing along Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River Trail
Published on February 01, 2016 in Development
The Schuylkill Banks project is part of a 26-mile (42 km) trail extending from Center City Philadelphia northwestward to Valley Forge. The full Schuylkill River Trail will ultimately extend about 130 miles (209 km) from the Appalachian Trail to the Delaware River.
- Providing Green Space and Healthier Food Options in Philadelphia
Published on November 02, 2015 in Sustainability
As part of a discussion of ULI's America in 2015 survey, panelists at a ULI Philadelphia event said that green space and community gardens are an increasingly attractive amenities with both baby boomers and millenials looking to move closer to the urban core.
- Flexibility, Choice Are Keys to Place Making for Pelli
Published on July 18, 2013 in Public Spaces
The designer of West Philadelphia's Cira Centre, architect Cesar Pelli talked about the role of place making in two of his current projects at a recent ULI conference in Philadelphia.
- Anchor Institutions Driving Redevelopment of Detroit, Other Cities
Published on July 15, 2013 in Planning & Design
Education and medicine are two of the 'anchor institutions' helping to rebuild cities such as Detroit and Camden, New Jersey, said speakers at ULI’s recent Place Making 2013 conference in Philadelphia.
- University City District Revitalizing Inner West Philadelphia
Published on July 02, 2013 in Public Spaces
Major changes resulted both directly and indirectly from the University of Pennsylvania’s 2004 purchase of a U.S. Postal Service property adjacent to Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, according to speakers at ULI’s “Place Making 2013: New Drivers, New Partners” conference in June.