Talk Tuesday: Site City Future with Van Alen Institute

Summer Series
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flatiron-talk-tuesday-site-city-future-tickets-61310820314
ABOUT CLASS Site City Future asks, how can the city design for livability while competing in a global economy? In what ways can design support the essential values that make New York a great city? What planning and design policies can promote a more inclusive approach to growth?
Joel Sanders, former Co-Chair of Van Alen's Program Leadership Council, leads a conversation on the impacts of future development on both the city’s physical character and the well-being of its citizens.

INSTRUCTOR
Joel Sanders

ABOUT VAN ALEN INSTITUTE
At Van Alen Institute, we believe design can transform cities, landscapes, and regions to improve people’s lives.
We collaborate with communities, scholars, policymakers, and professionals on local and global initiatives that rigorously investigate the most pressing social, cultural, and ecological challenges of tomorrow.
Building on more than a century of experience, we develop cross disciplinary research, provocative public programs and inventive design competitions.

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These talks are part of Flatiron Summer Series, a series of free community programming for the neighborhood by the neighborhood, including free educational and cultural talks on Talk Tuesdays, free fitness classes on Wellness Wednesdays, and nostalgic games and performances on Throwback Thursdays. For a full list of free classes, activities, and entertainment on the Flatiron Public Plazas, visit FlatironDistrict.NYC/Summer2019

Rain Location: In the event of inclement weather, the event will take place at an INDOOR Rain Location. It will not be canceled. The talks will be held at 6 pm at the General Assembly location at 902 Broadway, 4th Floor. Follow us on Twitter @FlatironNY for last-minute updates.