Wharton GIS Lab

Spatial Analysis in Government
Guy Thigpen
Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia
Fall 2013


  • Lecture 1: Introduction (Presentation)
  • Lecture 2: Data and Information (Presentation)
  • Lecture 3: Program Development (Presentation)
  • Lecture 4: LAMA System (Presentation)
  • Lecture 5: Introduction to Hedonic Price Analysis (Presentation)
  • Lecture 7: Vacant Land Greening Strategy (Presentation)
  • Lecture 7: Assessing the development potential of publicly-owned vacant land (Presentation)
  • Supplemental Materials

  • City of Philadelphia - Policies for the Sale and Reuse of City Owned Property (pdf file)
  • Commerce Department Budget Report Page 1 (pdf file)
  • Commerce Department Budget Report Page 2 (pdf file)
  • Econsult Vacant Land Report (pdf file)
  • Neighborhood Transformation Initiative Strategy (pdf file)
  • Urban Redevelopment Law (pdf file)
  • Urban Agriculture Final Report (pdf file)
  • LAMA Recommended System Components (jpg file)
  • City of Philadelphia Annual Reports 1959 - 1983 (zip file)