Jeff Speck on the Riverfront

You Are Invited to a Presentation by

Jeff Speck

author, planner, and architectural designer
about his analysis and recommendations
for the Memphis riverfront


5:30 p.m., Monday, March 18
Memphis Cook Convention Center, Room 205
(in the new addition overlooking the river)

 At the request of Mayor Wharton, Jeff reviewed more than 20 plans about the riverfront and developed recommendations for City of Memphis’s consideration. Jeff is author of his new book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America One Step at a Time and so-author of Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and Decline of the American Dream and The Smart Growth Manual. Jeff is former director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts where he created the Mayors’ Institute on City Design, and he formerly was director of town planning at Duany Plater-Zyberk and Co., a leading practitioner of the New Urbanism.


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