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Tyler Horst

Tyler Horst is a filmmaker, writer, and photographer living in Philadelphia. He is a senior writer for JUMP Philly and a contributor for SPOKE Magazine. He won an Emmy for his short documentary "Born-Frees in Hip Hop" filmed in South Africa. The main interest of Horst's work is exploring the interaction between community and place.

America's Oldest Road Takes Center Stage In New Documentary

America’s Oldest Road Takes Center Stage In New Documentary

December 5, 2016  |  Vantage

The King's Highway, the oldest continuously used road in America, is the subject of an award winning documentary premiering tonight at the Kimmel Center > more

PhillyRow Project Colors The Row House With Love

PhillyRow Project Colors The Row House With Love

October 7, 2016  |  Vantage

The PhillyRow project brings pride and connection to neighborhood row house design with a coloring book for kids and an interpretive research exhibition. Tyler Horst has the story > more

Again Under Threat, Wiota Street Garden Organizers Seek Public's Support

Again Under Threat, Wiota Street Garden Organizers Seek Public’s Support

September 8, 2016  |  News

In West Powelton, caretakers of a 32-year-old community garden prepare for battle over the pending sale of the once vacant lot for new construction. Tyler Horst reports. > more

Ailing Rec Centers Patiently Await Soda Tax Relief

Ailing Rec Centers Patiently Await Soda Tax Relief

August 5, 2016  |  News

With the Soda Tax, the Kenney Administration has committed to addressing long-deteriorating conditions at neighborhood recreation centers with funding from bond sales and capital budget earmarks. But until revenue starts rolling in, communities continue to make due. Tyler Horst has the story > more

East Coast Greenway Gains Traction With New Connections

East Coast Greenway Gains Traction With New Connections

June 15, 2016  |  News

Trail connections in Tinicum Township and Lardner’s Point Park are the newest additions to the quickly expanding East Coast Greenway network in Philadelphia. Tyler Horst reports > more