Diana Nelson Jones

 The thwarted North Side gardeners: From left to right, Renee Rosensteel, Karen Fellabaum and Lisa Anderson.

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Bureaucratic inanity blocks garden project for prison’s halfway house

A prison-community garden project on the North Side falls to bureaucratic interpretation of governor’s no-gift order.

1 day ago

 A street in East Liberty with houses developed by ELDI, with prototypes by Pfaffmann + Associates.

How did East Liberty become safer? Buying out homes that housed criminals

Whole Foods and Home Depot made East Liberty a destination, but a real estate strategy made it possible to get to sleep at night.

2 days ago

 The original rendering of the new U.S. Steel headquarters.

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: No room for blandness with new U.S. Steel site

Calling all architects to stand up for inspired -- and inspiring -- design.

1 week ago

 A billboard for the Northside Open Literacy Challenge.

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Pittsburgh group takes up challenge of giving literacy a boost

Pittsburgh Project organizes a literacy challenge for children city-wide to advance improvements in spelling and usage.

2 weeks ago

 An areial view of the Veterans Bridge/Interstate 279 North connection.

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Who says we must live with ugly highways forever?

Taking aim at highways through the city is a game of imagination now, but when the time is right, we can get rid of them.

3 weeks ago

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Police tensions serve as starting topic in Pittsburgh

Relationships between the police and African-American communities need to go beyond conversations and marches.

4 weeks ago


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