#01. Joe Minicozzi

At our first of eight events, we learned how leading economist Joe Minicozzi is using simple math to guide the reshaping of urban spaces to honor historical and environmental values while creating prosperity and driving social equity.

 
 

#02. Andrew Howard

At our second of eight talks we learned how Andrew Howard of Team Better Block is working to  strengthen the connection between people and the places they share through Community Placemaking, a hands-on approach to collectively reimagining and then re-shaping public spaces at the heart of the community. 

 
 

#03. Svante Myrick

At our third talk we heard from Svante Myrick the Mayor of Ithaca NY, about how his city is addressing everything from housing affordability to decaying infrastructure to panhandling. Adopting form-based code, investing in the revitalization of the downtown commons, and creating innovative incentives has led to economic growth, thriving public spaces, and lower individual tax rates.