HIstory of creative placemaking in the United States
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The term ‘creative placemaking’ was coined only three years ago, but it has been happening in various forms in the US since at least the late 19th century. This webinar will explore the earliest work in creative placemaking in America. Participants will learn about the pioneering work of Charles Mulford Robinson, Edgar Lee Hewett and others, and discover how placemaking through arts and culture has evolved over more than a century.
The lead presenter for all sessions will be Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP. Vazquez is a national award-winning urban planner and a leader in the field of creative placemaking. He founded and directs The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking, and designed and directs the Certification in Creative Placemaking program. He is also a Visiting Instructor at The Ohio State University, where he teaches courses in arts and entertainment planning, planning ethics and local economic development. He is the author of Leading from the Middle: Strategic Thinking for Urban Planning and Community Development Professionals, the co-editor of Diálogos: Placemaking in Latino Communties, and the creator of The Placemaker’s Advisor blog. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and in 2012 was awarded the American Planning Association’s National Planning Leadership Award for Advancing Diversity and Social Justice in Honor of Paul Davidoff.
CM credits to be requested: 1
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