2015 Placemaking Conference

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Toni Griffin and Mike Lydon – Placemaking Conference 2017

Design for the Just City (02:30) Toni L. Griffin works with cities as the founder of Urban Planning for the American City, with projects including Detroit Future City, a comprehensive citywide framework for urban transformation. She is developing values-based planning...

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Victor Dover – Placemaking Conference 2017

Making Great Streets (01:40) Victor Dover is an expert on how to fix our streets, and in the process, shape enduring cities that people really love. His work spans 25 years and five continents as a cofounder of award-winning town planning firm Dover, Kohl &...

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Mayor Jim Brainard – Placemaking Conference 2017

Video courtesy of OU OnDemand Leadership in Placemaking (8:00) Mayor Jim Brainard is Carmel, Indiana's first six-term mayor. During his leadership, Carmel has grown in population from 25,000 to more than 80,000, and has become a vibrant, thriving city with transformed...

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Fred Kent and Susan Silberberg – Placemaking Conference 2017

The Story of Placemaking (04:30) As founder and president of Project for Public Spaces, Fred Kent is a leading authority on revitalizing city spaces. He travels more than 150,000 miles every year, working on hundreds of projects since 1975. He has taken over half a...

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