ALESSANDRO RIGOLON portrait
  • Assistant Professor, City & Metropolitan Planning
801-581-8255

Presentations

  • Rigolon, A., Rogers, B., & Kokroko, K. (2021). Parks as catalysts for inclusive economic and community development. City Parks Alliance. Washington, DC. https://cityparksalliance.org/events/webinars/. , Presented, 2021.
  • Rigolon, A. (2021). Green gentrification: Understanding the phenomenon and exploring remedies. Research Administration Building Lunch and Learn, Office of Research Integrity & Compliance, The University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2021.
  • Rigolon, A. (2021). Green gentrification: What is it, when it happens, and what can we do about it? Auburn University Student Planning Association. , Presented, 2021.
  • Aboelata, M. J., Yañez, E., Rigolon, A., Garcia, N. E., Romero, F., Humphrey, N., & Padilla, V. (2020). Park equity policy and advocacy webinar. University of California Los Angeles and Prevention Institute. Los Angeles, CA. , Presented, 2020.
    https://www.preventioninstitute.org/event/park-equ...
  • Rigolon, A. & Christensen, J. (2020). Greening without gentrification: Learning from parks-related anti-displacement strategies. King County Livability Summit. Seattle, WA. , Presented, 2020.
  • Rigolon, A. & Christensen, J. (2020). Greening without gentrification: Learning from parks-related anti-displacement strategies nationwide. Georgia Bike Summit. Macon, GA. , Presented, 2020.
    https://georgiabikes.org/events/georgia-bike-summi...
  • Saltzman, H., Rigolon, A., & Walker, J. (2020). The pandemic and the climate crisis: Innovating solutions. Utah Valley Earth Forum. Provo, UT. , Presented, 2020.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/290858448959994/
  • Rigolon, A. & Christensen, J. (2020). Greening without gentrification: What can you do? California Coastal Conservancy Webinar. Oakland, CA. , Presented, 2020.
    https://scc.ca.gov/2020/02/11/webinar-gentrificati...
  • Rigolon, A. (2020). Greenways, race, and gentrification. Invited participation to panel led by Paul Draus, University of Michigan at Dearborn. North Central Sociological Association 2020 (Virtual). , Presented, 2020.
  • Rigolon, A. (2019). Can we green cities without displacing their most vulnerable residents? The “when,” “why,” and “how” of environmental gentrification. Sustaining Communities: Exploring the intersections of gentrification, green infrastructure, and anti-displacement strategies. University of Washington. Seattle, WA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Rigolon, A., Matsuoka, M., & Linares, J. C. (2019). Between park equity and green gentrification: Lessons from Chicago. Keynote lunch session, 2019 Park Equity Summit. Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust. Los Angeles, CA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Rigolon, A. (2019). The conundrum of environmental gentrification: Greening cities for whom? RE-AMP Lunch & Learn Network Webinar. Madison, WI. , Presented, 2019.
  • Rigolon, A. & Németh (2019). Is green gentrification white gentrification? Environmental investments and neighborhood change in 10 U.S. cities. Association of European Schools of Planning Annual Congress. Venezia, Italy. , Presented, 2019.
  • Hadavi, S., Stewart, W., Rigolon, A., & Gobster, P. (2019). Crime in residential blocks: Does greening vacant lots matter? 2019 Environmental Design Research Association Conference. Brooklyn, NY. , Presented, 2019.
  • Rigolon, A., Gibson, S., Loukaitou-Sideris, A., & Mukhija, V. (2019). Achieving justice for parks: The role of nonprofits in California. 2019 Urban Affairs Association Conference. Los Angeles, CA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Olwert, C., Rigolon, A., & Toker, Z. (2019). Resilience planning at the neighborhood scale: Influence of land use patterns. 2019 Urban Affairs Association Conference. Los Angeles, CA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Reibel, M., Rocha, A., & Rigolon, A. (2019). Modeling green space equity and investment in Los Angeles neighborhoods. 2019 American Association of Geographer Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. , Presented, 2019.
  • Hadavi, S., Stewart, W., Rigolon, A., & Gobster, P. (2019). Greening vacant lots, visual quality and the issue of crime in urban residential areas: A longitudinal study. 2019 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Conference. Davis, CA. , Presented, 2019.
  • Lee, D. & Rigolon, A. (2019). Are accessible playgrounds equitably distributed? Findings from New York City. The Academy of Leisure Sciences' Annual Conference, 2019. Greenville, SC. , Presented, 2019.

Languages

  • Italian, Fluent.
  • Spanish, Functional.
  • French, Functional.

Publications

  • Jennings, Viniece (date unknown). Urban green spaces - Public health and sustainability in the United States. Springer. Accepted, .
  • Harris B. (date unknown). “To them, we're just kids from the hood”: Citizen-based policing of youth of color, “white space,” and environmental gentrification. Cities. Vol. 107, 102885. Accepted, .
  • Rigolon A. (date unknown). What predicts the demand and sale of vacant public properties? Urban greening and gentrification in Chicago. Cities. Vol. 107, 102948. Accepted, .
  • Rigolon, Alessandro (date unknown). More than “Just Green Enough”: Helping park professionals achieve equitable greening and limit environmental gentrification. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. Accepted, .
  • Slabaugh, D. (date unknown). Open streets for whom? Toward a just livability revolution. Journal of the American Planning Association. Accepted, .
  • Rigolon, Alessandro (date unknown). An ecological model of environmental justice for recreation. Leisure Sciences. Accepted, .
  • Choi D.A. (date unknown). From XS to XL urban nature: Examining access to different types of green space using a 'just sustainabilities' framework. Sustainability (Switzerland). Vol. 12, 6998. Accepted, .
  • Rigolon, Alessandro (date unknown). Green gentrification or ‘just green enough’: Do park location, size and function affect whether a place gentrifies or not?. Urban Studies. Vol. 57, 402–420. Accepted, .
  • Harris, B. (date unknown). Hiking during the COVID-19 pandemic: Demographic and visitor group factors associated with public health compliance. Journal of Leisure Research. Accepted, .
  • Rigolon, A. (date unknown). Transferring vacant lots to private ownership improves care and empowers residents: Evidence from Chicago. Journal of the American Planning Association. Accepted, .
  • Curtis, D. S. (date unknown). Policy and environmental predictors of park visits during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic: Getting out while staying in. Environment & Behavior. Accepted, .
  • Gobster, Paul (date unknown). The condition-care scale: A practical approach to monitoring progress in vacant lot stewardship programs. Landscape and Urban Planning. Vol. 203, 103885. Accepted, .
  • Labib SM, Shuvo FK, Browning MHEM, Rigolon A (date unknown). Noncommunicable Diseases, Park Prescriptions, and Urban Green Space Use Patterns in a Global South Context: The Case of Dhaka, Bangladesh. International journal of environmental research and public health. Vol. 17, 3900. Accepted, .
  • Browning, Matthew (date unknown). Could nature help children rise out of poverty? Green space and future earnings from a cohort in ten U.S. cities. Environmental Research. Vol. 176, 108449. Accepted, .
  • Hadavi, S. (date unknown). Resident-led vacant lot greening and crime: Do ownership and visual condition-care matter?. Landscape and Urban Planning. Vol. 211, 104196. Accepted, .
  • Park, K. (date unknown). Transit to parks: An environmental justice study of transit access to large parks in the U.S. West. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. Vol. 60, 127055. Accepted, .
  • Reibel, M. (date unknown). Follow the money: Do gentrifying and at-risk neighborhoods attract more park spending?. Journal of Urban Affairs. Accepted, .
  • Rigolon, A. (date unknown). Green space and health equity: A systematic review on the potential of green space to reduce health disparities. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Vol. 18, 2563. Accepted, .
  • Osborne Jelks, N. (date unknown). Green gentrification and health: A scoping review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Vol. 18, 907. Accepted, .
  • Gobster, Paul (date unknown). Beyond proximity: Extending the “greening hypothesis” in the context of vacant lot stewardship. Landscape and Urban Planning. Vol. 197, 103773. Accepted, .
  • Stewart, William (date unknown). Resident-led beautification of vacant lots that connects place to community. Landscape and Urban Planning. Vol. 185, 200-209. Accepted, .
  • Browning, Matthew H. E. M. (date unknown). Psychological impacts from COVID-19 among university students: Risk factors across seven states in the United States. PLOS ONE. Vol. 16, e0245327. Accepted, .
  • Rigolon, A. (date unknown). The role of non-governmental organizations in achieving environmental justice for green and blue spaces. Landscape and Urban Planning. Vol. 205, 103970. Accepted, .
  • Browning, Matthew (date unknown). School Green Space and Its Impact on Academic Performance: A Systematic Literature Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Vol. 16, 429. Accepted, .
  • Rigolon, Alessandro (date unknown). Toward a socio-ecological model of gentrification: How people, place, and policy shape neighborhood change. Journal of Urban Affairs. Vol. 41, 887-909. Accepted, .
  • Gobster, Paul (date unknown). Measuring landscape change, lot by lot: Greening activity in response to a vacant land reuse program. Landscape and Urban Planning. Vol. 196, 103729. Accepted, .
  • Christensen, Jon (date unknown). California State Parks: A valuable resource for youth health. UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. Accepted, .
  • Rigolon, Alessandro (date unknown). Greening without Gentrification: Learning from Parks-Related Anti-Displacement Strategies Nationwide. UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. Accepted, .
  • Yañez, E. (date unknown). Changing the landscape: People, parks, and power. Prevention Institute. Accepted, .