Gayle Christiansen began exploring the ins and outs of Camden as a middle school science teacher in the City. She has since written a chapter about Camden’s vibrant, essential and overlooked small businesses in Transforming Minds and Cities: Economy, Equity, and Environment, a forthcoming edited volume by Vanderbilt University Press. Gayle earned a bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College and Master of City Planning degree from MIT. She is a sometimes blogger with MIT’s CoLab Radio and part of the Project H.O.M.E. community in North Central Philadelphia.
Sustainable mixed-use project at Broad and Ridge to offer 53 affordable units, retail, and office space--and great views of the monument across the street > more
Atkin Olshin Schade's new Community Legal Services building in North Philly is designed to ease the stress of the agency's clients, reports contributor Gayle Christiansen > more
In Old City, there's no better example of a building unchanged by time. Gayle Christiansen gives us the tour > more
There may never be a fairy tale ending for the nation's poorest city, but Gayle Christiansen discovers a Billy Goat, Peter Pan and more in Camden's Johnson Park > more