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Philip Langdon

Philip Langdon was the editor for the New Urban News and a freelance journalist. His articles have been published in The Atlantic, American Heritage, Planning, Urban Land, Planning Commissioners Journal, Preservation, Governing, The American Enterprise, Progressive Architecture, Architectural Record, Landscape Architecture, CityLab, and The New York Times

Philip Langdon with CNU DC

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:00pm EDT
National Press Club
529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045
United States

CNUDC invites you to an evening lecture and networking event with author Philip Langdon. Langdon has been writing about urban issues for over 30 years. Topics range from Kentlands to McDonalds. Langdon's...

CNUDC invites you to an evening lecture and networking event with author Philip Langdon. Langdon has been writing about urban issues for over 30 years. Topics range from Kentlands to McDonalds. Langdon's latest book, Within Walking Distance, looks at how buildings connect to the public realm; bicycling; public transportation; and incorporation of nature and parks into city or town life. Langdon stresses that a strong local commitment is the vital ingredient to successful placemaking. Langdon’s presentation examines how places where the best of life is within walking distance ought to be at the core of our urban thinking.

This event if free of charge. Room limitations apply.

Within Walking Distance: New Haven’s East Rock Neighborhood with Author Phil Langdon

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 6:00pm EDT
New Haven Free Public Library
133 Elm Street
Community Program Room
New Haven, CT 06510
United States

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Where: New Haven Free Public Library, Community Program Room

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Where: New Haven Free Public Library, Community Program Room

Description: Author of several previous books, Phil has written about design, planning, and community for many national periodicals, including The Atlantic, New Urban News, Landscape Architecture, and Planning magazine.

Journalist and urban critic Phil Langdon shows how people are creating, improving, and caring for walkable communities such as New Haven’s East Rock neighborhood—places where residents can walk or bike in just a few minutes to cafes, grocery stores, laundries, schools, park

Contact: Seth Godfrey 203 946 8130 ext 211

 

Phil Langdon book talk

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 5:00pm EDT
The Continental Midtown (rooftop lounge)
1801 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States
May 17, 2017 - "Within Walking Distance" with author Philip Langdon

Noted author, Philip Langdon, will speak about the revival in walkable places and his new book,...

May 17, 2017 - "Within Walking Distance" with author Philip Langdon

Noted author, Philip Langdon, will speak about the revival in walkable places and his new book, Within Walking Distance: Creating Liveable Communities For All. Inquirer architecture critic, Inga Saffron, will lead the Q&A after Phil's talk. Phil's book closely examines six communities --including Philadelphia.

When

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT 

Where

The Continental Midtown (rooftop lounge) 

1801 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103