NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference
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Visit several communities analyzed in a recent regional planning initiative, themed “Cultivating Opportunities for Sustainable Development,” that evaluated the desire and readiness for transit-oriented development in many pre- and post-World War II communities in Nassau County, New York.
Urban centers are experiencing a renaissance. Explore the changing preferences that are driving jobs away from suburban auto-oriented business parks to mixed-use “urban” centers—and how “sub-urbanism” (or the urbanization of suburbs) can change the competitive position of the suburbs. Learn how to establish a new urban structure that works in a suburban setting.
What will the Gateway Office Park in Columbia, Maryland, look like in the future? This poster proposes creating an innovation district at the site to spur greater economic activity in Howard County.
The City of Smyrna and Georgia Tech's planning studio team up to deliver a new neighborhood vision for the city area adjacent to Suntrust Park and the Battery, the Brave's new suburban baseball facility and mixed use development.
As demand for isolated suburban office parks drops, interest in repurposing these properties grows. Explore Bell Labs research complex in Holmdel, N.J., a vibrant, mixed-use facility in development. Learn about changing workplace trends and the trials and tribulations of the repurposing process while visiting this extraordinary building.