Kellie Patrick Gates writes about planning, neighborhood development, and the Central Delaware Waterfront. A journalist for more than two decades, she worked for daily newspapers in Central Pennsylvania, Upstate New York, and South Florida before coming to Philadelphia in 2003 to write for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Her work has appeared on PlanPhilly since 2007. She also writes Love, the Inquirer’s weekly wedding column. A native of Elk County, Pennsylvania, Kellie lives with her husband, Gary, and their dog and two cats.