Coding A Prosperous Vision: Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around

APA Florida Chapter


Friday, September 8, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. EDT


This session will focus on how form-based codes, market feasibility, and political leadership combine for economic development, while establishing a smart growth approach to creating sustainable cities. This session will demonstrate how different influences align to drive real economic growth that is consistent with community vision.


George Vallejo

Invited Speaker

Mayor Vallejo serves as a Board Trustee to the NMB Police Officers & Firefighters Retirement Board. He has a business background and unwavering commitment to honesty, brings fresh economic perspective and practical solutions to the critical issues facing North Miami Beach. Mr. Vallejo has been a ten-year volunteer Coach, Umpire and ... Read More

Natasha Alfonso-Ahmed

Invited Speaker

Mrs. Alfonso-Ahmed is an urban planner/designer specializing in downtown revitalization projects, new urban community design and form-based codes. She has extensive knowledge of new urban design principals and what makes for good architecture. She has domestic and international experience emphasizing planning projects at a variety of scales: for both ... Read More

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