Back to Basics: Successful Placemaking in Low-Income Neighborhoods

APA Georgia Chapter


Wednesday, September 27, 2017
1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. CDT

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Rather than trying for big moves, often substantive changes come through incremental implementation of basic elements of a healthy community. Small strategic investments, public realm development, policy initiatives must work together when implementing change in a low-income neighborhood.


Allison Bickers, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Allison Bickers earned her Masters of Historic Preservation from the University of Maryland, and her graduate studies focused on economic development and preservation of neighborhood character in planning and historic preservation policy, particularly in low-income minority neighborhoods in Washington, DC. While at Cooper Carry, Mrs. Bickers has worked collaboratively with ... Read More

Glenda Krouse Matute, AICP

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Glenda Matute, AICP Glenda Matute has eight (8) years of professional experience in the architecture and planning fields. Prior to APD-U, Glenda participated in architecture work in the City of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on residential, mixed use and resort developments. As the Senior Planning Manager at APD-U, Glenda is ... Read More

Nicolia Robinson, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Nicolia Robinson, AICP joined Cooper Carry in 2000 and brings to the firm a background in architecture and urban planning. As an architecturally trained planner, her experience includes transit, mixed-use developments, downtown, waterfront, and neighborhood master planning for both public and private sector clients. She has successfully managed community and ... Read More

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