Tuesday, September 15, 2009

No Vacancy: Reimagining Vacant Land in Philadelphia

Urban Sustainability Forum
No Vacancy: Reimagining Vacant Land in Philadelphia
September 17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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September's Urban Sustainability Forum at The Academy of Natural Sciences will take a look at vacant land as an environmental and economic sustainability issue. Experts from Philadelphia and beyond will address ways to effectively recycle vacant and abandoned space in the city, look at tensions between short-term and long-term use, and review best practices.
Speakers include Beth Miller, Executive Director of Community Design Collaborative, Mayor Nutter (invited), Terry Gillen, Executive Director, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority,
Dan Kildee-Treasurer of Genesee County, Michigan, and Farah Jimenez- Executive Director, Mt. Airy USA

Opening Reception from 6pm- 6:30pm.

Reservations recommended. Visit http://www.ansp.org/environmental/2009/08/no-vacancy-re-imagining-vacant-land-in-philadelphia-urban-sustainability-forum/

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