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Friday, October 30, 2009
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Civic Design and Inspired Infrastructure: Opportunity Corridor

Civic Design and Inspired Infrastructure: Opportunity Corridor

Friday, October 30, 20099am - 12:00 NoonMaxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, AtriumCleveland State UniversityGlickman-Miller Hall1717 Euclid AvenueCleveland, OH 44115Presented in partnership with Cleveland Public Art and the Cleveland Public Library

This forum examines how engineering requirements and economic development objectives can be combined with the aspirations of community stakeholders in a collaborative planning effort that succeeds on many levels. Panelists will comment on why interdisciplinary partnerships in the early planning stages and high aesthetic standards make a difference.Major investments in bridges, highways and railroads can be driven primarily by engineering requirements, or the design process for infrastructure projects can be expanded to enhance community development, improve the natural environment, stitch together fragmented urban landscapes and add beauty to the civic realm. This symposium will explore how Cleveland can optimize the planning and design opportunity created by the aptly named Opportunity Corridor.Panelists are: Moderator, Steven Litt, The Plain DealerAlexandros Washburn, Director of Urban Design, New York City Planning DepartmentTom Murphy, Former Mayor of Pittsburgh & Fellow at the Urban Land InstituteMarie Kittredge, Executive Director, Slavic Village DevelopmentTerri Hamilton Brown, Project Director, Opportunity Corridor

Register online at www.urban.csuohio.edu/forum or call 216.523.7330

Civic Design and Inspired Infrastructure: Opportunity Corridor Friday, October 30, 20099am - 12:00 NoonMaxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, AtriumCleveland State UniversityGlickman-Miller Hall1717 Euclid AvenueCleveland, OH 44115Presented in partnership with Cleveland Public Art and the Cleveland Public Library This forum examines how engineering requirements and economic development objectives can be combined with the aspirations of community stakeholders in a collaborative planning effort that succeeds on many levels. Panelists will comment on why interdisciplinary partnerships in the early planning stages and high aesthetic standards make a difference.Major investments in bridges, highways and railroads can be driven primarily by engineering requirements, or the design process for infrastructure projects can be expanded to enhance community development, improve the natural environment, stitch together fragmented urban landscapes and add beauty to the civic realm. This symposium will explore how Cleveland can optimize the planning and design opportunity created by the aptly named Opportunity Corridor.Panelists are: Moderator, Steven Litt, The Plain DealerAlexandros Washburn, Director of Urban Design, New York City Planning DepartmentTom Murphy, Former Mayor of Pittsburgh & Fellow at the Urban Land InstituteMarie Kittredge, Executive Director, Slavic Village DevelopmentTerri Hamilton Brown, Project Director, Opportunity Corridor Register online at www.urban.csuohio.edu/forum or call 216.523.7330

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