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.
When the Jefferson County chapter of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth relocated to their new home in the historic Smoketown neighborhood, they did what any other good neighbor would do. They began to reach out to get to know their...
On Thursday, the Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC) released its 2014 State of Metropolitan Housing report. Since 1989 MHC has been at the forefront of advocacy, research, and education around the issue of fair and affordable housing in Louisville—an often...
An interesting cliche one faces when moving anywhere northeast of Virginia, Illinois, and West Virginia is the obligatory conversation of, “you guys are sorta racist down there, right?” Coming from Kentucky one might feel that this is “fair enough”...
Jennifer Chappell's Three Points initiative aims to transform the intersection of three of Louisville's most well-known neighborhoods—Germantown, Schnitzelburg, and Shelby Park. The underutilized and largely overlooked area at the foot of Goss Avenue is being cleaned up, landscaped, and outfitted with...
There's no lack of interesting urban developments in the River City this fall. Whether you’re excited about the new Hill Billy Tea on Baxter Avenue (and you’d better be, that place is delicious!), the announcement of a Louisville “Food Hub”...
On June 25, April Corbin from the LEO broke the news locally that the Louisville Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) would be considering Louisville as a site for a new U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) study entitled “Housing...
Image: The Louisville skyline from Southern Indiana. (David Kidd / Flickr) Louisville is a city of many identities. Depending on where and whom you ask, Louisville is often thought of as “a town where there is a horse race once a...