Does a vision for CLT matter? Join the discussion on March 22

Mar 8, 2018 | Economic Development, Events

Mitchell Silver

Mitchell Silver

Why is it important to have a vision for Charlotte’s future?

How can Charlotte turn vision into reality?

How is that process tied to an ordinance?

Join us on March 22 for Planning to Win: Charlotte’s Vision, a presentation on these questions by Mitchell Silver, one of America’s leading experts on community vision.

Silver is the former president of the American Planning Association, former chief planning and development officer for the City of Raleigh, and current commissioner for the New York City Parks Department. In Raleigh, Silver led the comprehensive plan update process and a rewriting of the development code to create a vibrant 21st century city.

Charlotte is beginning work on its own update of policies and regulations that guide growth and development in Charlotte – the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).

The event will start with a reception from 5 to 6 pm, followed by Silver’s presentation and discussion from 6-7 p.m., moderated by Joe O’Connor, president and general manager of WFAE 90.7 FM. The event is free, but attendees must RSVP.

On March 24, Silver will also participate in the UDO Summit. Click here to learn more about the planned ordinance update and the UDO Summit taking place March 24 at UNC Charlotte City Center.

Want to go?

  • What: “Planning to Win: Charlotte’s Vision”
  • When: 5-7 pm March 22
  • Where: UNC Charlotte’s PORTAL Building, 9319 Robert D. Snyder Road (at the campus entrance on North Tryon Street). Map
  • RSVP: The presentation is a free event, but attendees must RSVP.
  • Parking: Parking is available at the deck on Robert D. Snyder Road near JW Clay Boulevard.
  • LYNX: If coming by LYNX, debark at the JW Clay Boulevard Station and walk down North Tryon Street to the PORTAL Building. Directions
  • Event organizers: Building Community: People + Partners + Places in partnership with the Research Institute at UNCC, University City Partners, UNCC Chancellor Speaker Series, and the Urban Institute at UNC Charlotte.
  • More information: buildingcommunityclt.org

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