Please join us for our Closing Reception at 6pm!
BetterBlocks Closing Reception & OPEN FORUM
6-9pm | 1701 Christian St.
Join us in celebrating a long week of wonderful events and hard work. The OPEN FORUM will also be an opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas about what was successful and what wasn’t. We will touch on issues of parking, safety, traffic calming street beautification. What would you like to see happen in your city?
Speaker: Mark Keener from Brown & Keener Urban Design
“The Cost of Doing Nothing”
Mark Keener, Architect and Urban Planner has always had a strong commitment to public participation in planning and design. Brown & Keener is a multi-disciplinary urban design and planning firm, specialize in helping public agencies and civic organizations develop planning, design, and implementation strategies that are creative and get results. Examples are projects such as the Mt. Airy Placemaking and Streetscape Improvement Plan, Design Guidelines for Ridge Avenue, Frankford Avenue Streetscape Improvements Concept Plan, Girard Avenue Public Art Master Plan, American Street Public Spaces for 4 Changing Places, The Wissahickon Gateway Plan, and the Smart Transportation Guidebook.