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Sep. 8, 2010 at 1:40pm

Conversations RE: Tacoma 2010 Lecture Series IS ON!



The Conversations RE: Tacoma 2010 Lecture Series is a three part lecture series who's goal is to provoke thought, to inform the public, and to stimulate conversation, as upcoming changes to the City's Comprehensive Plan provide the opportunity for community-wide discussion of the city's design future.

Lecture #1 - Density, Gentrification & Other Dirty Words: The Value of Vision
Thursday, September 23rd at 6:30pm
University of Washington Tacoma Carwein Auditorium

Does Tacoma have a vision, a story or a plan? When changes to Tacoma's urban fabric are proposed, how are decisions made? This panel discussion will explore how communities develop. Looking at Tacoma as well as other cities approach to urban redevelopment decisions and policies, we will discuss the differences between a plan, a narrative and a vision for a city. We will examine one Tacoma neighborhood in the midst of developing a direction toward achieving the goal of becoming a "Livable Community."

Speakers:
Rick Browning, PB-Parsons Brinckerhoff, Architect, Urban Designer
David Boe, Tacoma City Council, BOE Architects
Anne Wessells, University of Washington Tacoma Urban Studies Program
Moderator: Ryan Mello, Tacoma City Council, Cascade Land Conservancy

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by L.S.Erhardt on 9/8/2010 @ 5:26pm
Which neighborhood is getting discussed?