A city planner, real estate developer, educator and news columnist discuss the past, present and future of neighborhood revitalization and community development in Washington, DC. You will hear about triumphs and lessons learned over the past 30 years and plans for the future of a city that is experiencing rapid change. A book signing of DC LISC’s newly published book, Becoming What We Can Be:Stories of Community Development in Washington, DC will follow the program.
Former Director of the Office of Planning, District of Columbia
Director of Planning and Land Use, Arent Fox
Pulitzer Prize winning syndicated Columnist for the Chicago Tribune
Founder of the DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative (DCPNI)
President and CEO, William C. Smith and Company
Location: National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW