Curbing Vacancy and Accelerating Economic Development in Wilkinsburg

Curbing Vacancy and Accelerating Economic Development in Wilkinsburg

In historic Wilkinsburg, over 18 percent of the building stock is vacant. Community-driven efforts aim to revitalize these spaces and bring in a new wave of economic development and vibrancy to Wilkinsburg. TheWilkinsburg Vacant Home Tour,...

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Pittsburgh and Open Civic Data

Pittsburgh and Open Civic Data

Terms like government 2.0 and open data have become buzzwords in discussions of public policy and governance. Collaborative approaches toward more transparent, data-friendly governance have generated steam in Pittsburgh. The Western Pittsburgh...

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Arts and the Hill District: Past and Present

Arts and the Hill District: Past and Present

The Hill District of Pittsburgh has a rich cultural and arts heritage,earning the distinction “crossroads of the the world” by Harlem Renaissance poet Claude McKay. In the years preceding World War I, the Hill District developed...

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Heinz Journal, Volume 13, Issue 1

Heinz Journal, Volume 13, Issue 1

Summer Edition, Volume 13, Issue 1 Released May 23rd, 2016 Table of Contents: Critical Examination of the Societal Impact of “Big Data” Amit Tzur Pre-Accession vs. Post-Accession – EU Impact on Democratization in Poland...

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Volume 12, Issue 2

Heinz Journal, Volume 12, Issue 2

Heinz Journal, Volume 12, Issue 2

Fall Edition, Volume 12, Issue 2 Released November 17th, 2015 Table of Contents Peace and Economic Development in the Federally Administered...

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Pittsburgh and Open Civic Data

Pittsburgh and Open Civic Data

Terms like government 2.0 and open data have become buzzwords in discussions of public policy and governance. Collaborative approaches toward...

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The Global Liberal Counter-Revolutions and What They Mean for Democracy

The Global Liberal Counter-Revolutions and What They Mean for Democracy

– By Taylor Horn The field of political theory (my previous major) spends a great deal of time discussing the distinction between democracy...

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