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Greg Meckstroth

If The Parkway Were A Pizza, It'd Be Awfully Plain

If The Parkway Were A Pizza, It’d Be Awfully Plain

November 29, 2012  |  Urbanism

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the city's most prominent "institutional ghetto," is at a key juncture says urban designer Greg Meckstroth. An "action plan" being crafted by the City will create some liveliness, but more transformational investment is ultimately needed > more

TOD Is Here; Now Let's Make It Really Work For Us

TOD Is Here; Now Let’s Make It Really Work For Us

October 16, 2012  |  Urbanism

Transit oriented development is going to shape the way the city plans its future. New contributor Greg Meckstroth looks at Philly's TOD scheme in comparison to Chicago and Washington, DC with some lessons to be learned > more