Wharton GIS Lab


Wharton GIS Lab assists in community development action research:

  • Wharton GIS Lab helps Habitat for Humanity by mapping new construction projects and repaired housing locations.
  • Susan Wachter and Gregory Scruggs, "Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia: Land Use and Policy Study" (2010)
  • Press Release for Vacant Land Use
  • Urban Agriculture and Land Use Policy
  • Eugenie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter, Growing Greener Cities: Urban Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century 2008
  • Eugenie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter, Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurrican Katrina (2006)
  • For more publications, see:

  • Penn IUR Publications
  • OHCD (City of Philadelphia OHCD Vacant Property Project)
  • Point Breeze (Point Breeze Revitalization)
  • West Kensington Greening
  • Accessing HMDA Data
  • University City Initiative