NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1 p.m.
CM | 1.25
Saturday, May 6 | 1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Location: Hall 1A08 (Javits Convention Center)

Abandoned, underutilized spaces—products of urban post-industrialism and rapidly evolving technologies—provide fertile ground for innovative designs and planning. Learn how radical approaches to reinventing infrastructure can help you address increasing urban density proactively and successfully.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 8:45 a.m.
Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
Monday, May 8 | 8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Public and private investments have changed the nature of public spaces in the Meatpacking District.  A short stretch of Gansevoort Street highlights the variety and interaction between traditional public space (a plaza at 9th Avenue), creatively reused infrastructure (the High Line and Hudson River parks), and cultural institutions that embrace the street (the Whitney Museum).

Scott Newman | Lisa Switkin | Noreen Doyle

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9:15 a.m.
Regular $35.00
CM | 2.50
Monday, May 8 | 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Departs from: Javits Convention Center, Level 2, 1E Concourse

Take a walking tour of Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, N.Y. , the historic site of two World’s Fairs. Learn about this enduring open space, see the “Panorama of New York” from the 1964 Word's Fair, and hear what its new Strategic Framework Plan holds for the future of this place.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 1:30 p.m.
Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

New York City, like many U.S. cities, is experiencing unprecedented growth and development trends. Learn how GIS modeling can assess shadows cast by new vertical development.

Monday, May 8 | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Activity Type: Posters

This poster documents the evolution of Italian planning practice over the past century and a half, analyzing the physical urban results of shifting priorities in planning and politics in Rome’s city center, as well as current Roman planning priorities.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2 p.m.
Regular $35.00
CM | 2.50

Central Park’s 843 acres host a staggering 2,500 special events every year. Tour this world-famous park and gain an overview of the kinds of special events that take place in it and how they are managed to ensure the long-term sustainability of its landscapes.

Russell Fredericks | Jamie Warren