Big City Planning Directors on Equitable Redevelopment and Food Access

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m.
CM | 1.25
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You'll learn about:

  • How St. Louis is planning to use the siting of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s new $1.75 billion complex in the urban core as a springboard to jumpstart equitable redevelopment in the disinvested neighborhood of north St. Louis.
  • How Milwaukee is planning a comprehensive approach to improving access to healthy, fresh food for all residents throughout the city.
  • How planning directors from the country’s 30 largest cities pooled their expertise to offer insights and guidance for these two planning challenges.

What happens when the planning directors of the country’s 30 biggest cities come together to tackle some of the most challenging issues facing cities? Hear their solutions to help St. Louis achieve equitable redevelopment and Milwaukee plan for better food access. This session is presented by the partnership of the American Planning Association, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.


David Rouse , FAICP , American Planning Association , Washington , DC (see bio)
Armando Carbonell , FAICP , Lincoln Institute of Land Policy , Cambridge , MA (see bio)
Vanessa Koster , City of Milwaukee Dev Dept , Milwaukee , WI
Donald Roe , City of St. Louis , St. Louis , MO (see bio)
Karen Shore , Philadelphia , PA (see bio)
Toni Griffin , Urban Planning for the American City , New York , NY
Tim McCollow , Milwaukee , WI