After getting a hot tip from one of our project staff at PPS, I followed up with some city staff in Innisfil, Ontario about their efforts to reform their governance structure and democratize their planning process. Head on over to the PPS blog to read the full article!
A few weeks ago, I began a new position at the Project for Public Spaces as a Communications Associate. As such, most of my writing will be appearing on the PPS blog, rather than here.
When I move, I can’t wait to continue exploring the rest of Providence. As someone who grew up in a midsize city, I find the place totally fascinating. About 40,000 fewer people live in Providence proper than in Kitchener, Ontario (my hometown), but Providence is also about 3 times denser.
A blog post I wrote as part of The City Builder Book Club (organized by The Centre for City Ecology and Creative Urban Projects) went up this week!
Although it’s not in immediate danger, circumstances are conspiring that might one day put the Charles Street Transit Terminal in harm’s way.
We went North.
My undergraduate thesis exploring the role the Market Square Shopping Centre played in re-imagining the downtown of Kitchener, Ontario has been published by the online literary magazine Numero Cinq! The Struggle for the Centre: One City’s Adventure With Modernity