Building the Current System

Cities as Ecosystems

  1. Pioneers would establish some sort of encampment at a location believed to have some strategic advantage (trading port, lumber camp, military post, etc.). …



  • Density
  • A mix of uses
  • A mix of building ages, types and conditions
  • A street network of short, connected blocks
  • Crime statistics from…

An analysis of urban design based on Death and Life of Great American Cities using Pandas, OpenStreetMap, and the US Census

  • Density
  • A mix of uses
  • A mix of building ages, types and conditions
  • A street network of short, connected blocks

Brian Parker

Urban planner and data nerd. Feel free to hire me: https://brianparkerresume.herokuapp.com/

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