by Civitas members Lisa Austin and Adam Trott8/19/2015, 8:15 AM
An overview of Erie's effort to reverse the decline of the city's urban core.
Considering the City: EMTA Stakeholders
by Civitas Member Lisa Austin7/8/2015, 9:10 AM
Lisa Austin on how the EMTA board needs transit stakeholders.
Considering the City: Seven Candidates for City Council are "interviewed" by famed city planner John Nolen
by Lisa Austin, Civitas5/13/2015, 9:28 AM
Civitas presents an "interview" with The Congress for New Urbanism in mind.
Considering the City: The History and Importance of InnovationErie
by Civitas Member Lisa Austin4/15/2015, 7:45 AM
How a design competition is creating and shaping local business.
Considering the City: Former Milwaukee Mayor and Author of the Wealth of Cities John Norquist Comes to Erie
by Civitas Members Lisa Austin and Stephen Sonnenberg3/18/2015, 12:25 PM
John Nordquist, former Milwaukee mayor and author of The Wealth of Cities, comes to Erie.
Considering the City: Porch Protection
by Civitas Members Lisa Austin and Stephen Sonnenberg 2/18/2015, 8:00 AM
Civitas members Lisa Austin and Stephen Sonnenberg discuss the importance of porches in fostering healthy communities.
Considering the City: Viaduct Moxie
by Lisa Austin and guest co-author, architect Adam Trott1/21/2015, 5:45 AM
With crime, poverty, and taxes all on the rise in Erie, spending money to save the Viaduct may appear to be a misuse of limited available resources. However, the Viaduct is a good investment, because it holds promise for revitalization and will maintain East Avenue's connection to the surrounding areas.
Considering the City: The Legacy of Wilbur Henry Adams
by Civitas Members Lisa Austin and Stephen Sonnenberg12/23/2014, 10:05 AM
Good design makes business sense, but how do designers make products look "better", and what can Erie do to attract more designers?
Considering the City: Made in Erie Marketplace
by Civitas Members Lisa Austin and Laurel Swartz11/26/2014, 5:15 AM
Considering the City: Desperately Seeking Supermarket
by Civitas members Lisa Austin and Stephen Sonnenberg11/12/2014, 7:30 AM
The imminent closing of Shur-fine on West Eighth Street will result in a food desert.
Considering the City
by Civitas member Lisa Austin10/29/2014, 7:30 AM
New Orleans' Crescent City Farmers Marketplace and what Erie could learn from it.
Considering The City
by Civitas Members: Lisa Austin and Stephen Sonnenberg10/1/2014, 7:05 AM
Four ways to improve Erie.
Considering the City: Waterfront Development
by CIVITAS members: Lisa Austin and Stephen Sonnenberg9/3/2014, 7:00 AM
Three waterfront projects, three ways to develop Erie's economy.
Considering the City: Urbanizing Gas Stations
by CIVITAS members: Lisa Austin and Stephen Sonnenberg7/23/2014, 4:30 AM
With new gas stations sprouting up in Erie, it's time to talk design.