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Meredith Broussard

Take Us Mobile: Hidden City Partners With Google's Field Trip

Take Us Mobile: Hidden City Partners With Google’s Field Trip

December 20, 2012  |  Buzz

Love to explore? Now you can take us along. We're pleased to announce that Hidden City content is now available through Google’s new mobile app Field Trip > more

Second Ave. Subway Has Us Digging Too--Through The Photo Archive

Second Ave. Subway Has Us Digging Too–Through The Photo Archive

August 8, 2012  |  Vantage

What did it look like underground when workers dug Philadelphia's original subway lines? Meredith Broussard browses the archives to find photos of subway construction > more

How Healthy Is Philadelphia?

How Healthy Is Philadelphia?

August 3, 2012  |  Vantage

Not our physical health, but our civic health. The big surprise: for a city of neighborhoods, our neighborliness is not what you might imagine > more

Calling All Data Junkies: Civic Data Challenge

Calling All Data Junkies: Civic Data Challenge

July 24, 2012  |  Buzz

The Civic Data Challenge deadline is coming soon. Any data junkies and data visualization folks and artists and planners out there who want to to pull together an entry? > more

In Love With A Ship And Its Architect

In Love With A Ship And Its Architect

July 19, 2012  |  Vantage

A new book by Steven Ujifusa looks at the man who built the SS United States, that hulking wreck of a cruise ship docked on the Delaware. Meredith Broussard sits down with the passionate Ujifusa to talk about the ship's designer, surprises in research, and the legacy and future of the iconic ship > more