Corridor Realities -Taking it to the Streets
Streetscapesâ€”lighting, color, plantings, storefront facades, crosswalks, street furniture, and moreâ€”are an essential part of making a neighborhood commercial corridor inviting and unique. An experienced panel representing Philly and NYC shares real lessons with you about navigating the complex infrastructure and ownership of city streets to transform corridor streetscapes!
Paul Levy, Center City District - Deconstructing the streetscape
Giana Lawrence, Philadelphia Department of Commerce - Good design is good business
Renee Gilinger, East Passyunk Avenue BID Curt Alexander, Urban Jungle - Adventures in urban planting
Rosamond Fletcher and Chat Travieso, Design Trust for Public Space Neil Gagliardi, NYC Department of Transportation - Under the Elevated: Reclaiming and transforming the public space under New York City's elevated transit infrastructure from pop-up, to pilot, to permanent
Moderator: Alan Greenberger, FAIA, Deputy Mayor of Economic Development and Director of Commerce
Light refreshments provided.