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Adjunct Professor

School of Community and Regional Planning
433 - 6333 Memorial Road
Vancouver , British Columbia V6T 1Z2
Canada

Company Description: SCARP's Mission is to advance the transition to sustainability through excellence in integrated policy and planning research, professional education and community...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Senior Partner
    42nd Street Consulting
  • Board Representative
    Community Arts Council of Vancouver
  • Founding Executive Director
    Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
  • Adjunct Professor
    UBC
  • Adjunct Professor, Community Economic Development
    UBC
  • Professor of Planning
    UBC
  • Senior Planner
    City of Vancouver
  • City

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.A. , Regional Science
    University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A. , Geography
    Penn State University
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Nathan Edelson is a Senior Partner with 42nd Street Consulting which supports inclusive planning for diverse communities. He has worked on projects linking government and community organizations in a variety of settings including Delta, Fort Saint John, Haida Gwaii, Johannesburg, Regina, Sao Paulo, Toronto and Vancouver. He is also an Adjunct Professor with the University of British Columbia's School of Community and Regional Planning and a Bousfield Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the University of Toronto.
He was Planner with the City of Vancouver Planning Department from 1983 to 2008. For 15 years, he was the senior planner focusing on the many challenging issues facing the Downtown Eastside - including historic Chinatown, Gastown, Strathcona and Victory Square. Prior to that, he was the planner for Downtown South, Granville Street and the Joyce Station SkyTrain Area (Collingwood Village). He also led initiatives on the Central Area Plan, Secondary Suites and Liquor Licensing Policy. Before joining the City, Nathan was the founding Executive Director of Little Mountain Neighbourhood House, a community-based social service agency.
Through this work, he has managed the development of innovative Community Building policies and programs involving Arts and Culture, Economic Revitalization, Health Care and Social Services, Heritage Conservation, Housing, Public Safety and Public Realm Improvements and Programming.
Community Arts Vancouver » Board 2009-2010
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Nathan Edelson Nathan is a Senior Partner with 42nd Street Consulting which supports inclusive planning for diverse communities. He has worked on projects linking government and community organizations in a variety of settings in Canada, the U.S., Brazil and South Africa. He is Adjunct Professor with the UBC's School of Community and Regional Planning and a Bousfield Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the University of Toronto.
A Planner with the City of Vancouver from 1983 to 2008, he focused for 15 years on the many challenging issues facing the Downtown Eastside. This included work on an Arts and Culture Strategic Investment Plan as well as a variety of public realm improvements and a plan for community based programming of local public spaces. Prior to working for the City he was the founding Executive Director of Little Mountain Neighbourhood House.
Nathan joined the CACV board in 2008 and is currently the CACV board representative to the Downtown Eastside Centre for the Arts and various other DTES organizations and initiatives.
Nathan Edelson
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Nathan Edelson is a Senior Planner with the Vancouver Planning Department. Since 1994, his work has focussed on the Downtown Eastside - including Chinatown, Gastown, Strathcona and Victory Square since the mid 1990's. Prior to that he was the area planner for Downtown South and Collingwood and also worked on the Central Area Plan, secondary suites and liquor licensing policy. He was the founding Executive Director of Little Mountain Neighbourhood House before joining the City in 1983. Through this work, he has addressed a wide range of issues related to land use zoning and development, housing, economic development, heritage conservation, public realm improvements and health and social services through a lens of community development. He holds a B.A. in Geography from Penn State University and an M.A. in Regional Science from the University of Pennsylvania.
Letters to Council & statements from prominent Vancouverites | Vancouver Not Vegas
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I support the views expressed by former Vancouver City Planner Nathan Edelson that both the process and the project are suspect and inconsistent with the long term vision of Vancouver and its residents.
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Nathan Edelson, former City planner
For Nathan Edelson's presentation to Council, click here.
Nathan Edelson is a former Vancouver City Planner and is Professor of planning at UBC.
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