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Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter – Public Spaces

Date & Time February 15, 2017
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Venue River Oaks Country Club 1600 River Oaks Blvd. Houston , TX 77019 United States

Great public spaces are critical to revitalizing neighborhoods, increasing property values, and improving safety. Please join your fellow Counselors on February 15, 2017 at 11:30 AM at the River Oaks Country Club for a special guest speaker, Ben Donsky, principal with Biederman Redevelopment Ventures (BRV) of NYC. BRV is a place making consulting firm that creates, redevelops, and operates parks, public spaces, and neighborhood streetscapes across the United States. Examples of BVR’s work include the redevelopment of Bryant Park in NYC, Military Park in Newark and programing and operations of Klyde Warren Park in Dallas and our own Levy Park in the Upper Kirby District which will open to the public on February 25. Ben will be speaking about value creation and its relationship to active, programmed public space.