A New Porters Community Narrative Engages and Empowers the Neighborhood

Porters neighborhood residents and stakeholders have created a new narrative, which is an innovative tool to communicate what makes the neighborhood special and should be protected in the face of development pressures. The “Porters Community,” as it is often called, is a historically African American neighborhood located in Gainesville between downtown and the University of …

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Anumba Honored with Prestigious Civil Engineering Award

Chimay Anumba, dean of the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning, has been honored with the 2018 Computing in Civil Engineering Award, presented by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The ASCE recognizes Anumba as one of the world’s leading experts in developing artificial intelligence solutions to construction and civil engineering …

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Making Your Ideal Neighborhood

Have you ever wanted to design your ideal neighborhood? Put a park here, place a retail store there. Well, the children in Gainesville’s Porters neighborhood got that chance thanks to Urban and Regional Planning Adjunct Lecturer Laura Dedenbach’s URP 4000 class. Held at the Porters Community Center, the children in the afterschool program, with the …

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