Drew Tucker

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A fifth generation Louisvillian, Drew received his MS in Design & Urban Ecologies from Parsons the New School for Design. He loves the La Cite for its contradictions, human processes, and liberatory conflict. His current engagements include Noble, a workers collective, project visioning for TruLab with Aseem Inam, development work for the University of Orange in New Jersey, and a two-year research commitment to a communal remediation project in Wyoming. He currently resides in Flatbush, Brooklyn with his dogs Gracie & Musket, and his much smarter, much better looking partner, Colette Henderson.
The Jefferson County chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth are hard at work once again creating a lot of buzz about the good things happening in their home, the Smoketown neighborhood. This time, they’re working in connection with Louisville’s annual...
In this information age, we live in a data-saturated society. But data scientists Taylor Shelton, Ate Poorthuis, and Matthew Zook will be the first to tell you that social media data from Twitter isn’t a foolproof way to measure...
Louisville is crazy about food—whether that's growing it, buying it, sharing it, or eating it. Many initiatives in the city are currently touching on the local food scene—the planned West End Food Port, urban farming, new restaurants claiming local food use, farmers...
As urbanists, our work is often at the mercy of the dysfunctional policies and politics that came before. An incredibly fertile example of this issue is the entrenched issue of housing segregation in Louisville. While issues of race remain...
The cities of Lexington and Louisville have long been at odds, a rivalry dating much further back than the contentious basketball matchup. But a quick glance at the storied history of both cities tells us that it’s more than...
Last Thursday, the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that Kentucky public housing departments would receive $30 million in allocations for capital improvements. Louisville was allocated $7.8 million, an amount that Louisville Metro Housing Authority executive director Tim...
Although it's technically still Winter, Louisville residents are raring to spend more time on the open road, not in cars, which we all know is the ghost of suburbanism past, but instead by breaking out their human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track...
To honor Black History Month, the Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC) is hosting, in partnership with the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, a public forum on Louisville Metro Government's action plan to end housing segregation: "Making Louisville Home for...
This month, the federal department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded a $425,000 Choice Neighborhoods planning grant to the Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA) in the agency’s efforts to revitalize the Beecher Terrace public housing complex and surrounding Russell...