Great Placemaking with Parks

APA Indiana Chapter


Thursday, September 6, 2018
2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. CDT

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Great parks don't just happen! They must reflect the communities they serve and support an appropriate variety of events and activities. Learn about the community-based process that led to the creation and success of two southern Indiana parks: Jeffersonville's Big 4 Bridge Station Park, developed from a 19th century railroad bridge; and the newly-opened Parklands of Jasper, a 75-acre natural destination park in the heart of the city.

Speakers will discuss the planning and neighborhood engagement to create these destination parks. Session attendees will enjoy a tour of the Parklands of Jasper.


Terry Seitz

Confirmed Speaker

Mayor Terry Seitz of Jasper, Indiana

Chad Reischl, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Chad Reischl is the Long Range Planner for the City of Jeffersonville, Indiana. He received his Masters of Urban and Regional Planning degree in 2011 from the University of Colorado Denver with an emphasis in urban place making and community development. With a 17 year career that spans the disciplines ... Read More

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Tish Mayfield,