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Tuesday, April 30

New Strategies for the Economic Realities Facing America’s Towns

Chuck Marohn, Strong Towns, Brainerd, Minnesota
USGBC-ET-Plan East Tennessee Event
6:00 PM — 7:30 PM, Goins Building Auditorium, Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville
Contact: Plan East Tennessee (contact@planeasttn.org), 865.215.2694

Abstract

Co-sponsored by USGBC-ET and presented by the Plan East Tennessee (PlanET) Consortium, the free April 30 Curbside Chat program, "New Strategies for the Economic Realities Facing America's Towns" covers the causes and impacts of the current economic crisis, examines case studies on the finances of America's development pattern, reviews "dead ideas" of the suburban era we need to shed and proposes strategies for adjusting to the new realities we face.

Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW, 1 GBCI

About the Speaker
Charles Marohn is a Professional Engineer licensed in the State of Minnesota and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. He has a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute.