The U.S. is in the midst of an urban renaissance. People are returning to cities, sparking new investment and growth. This renewed interest in cities coincides with increasing pressure to address current challenges, including climate change and deteriorating infrastructure, and to repurpose former industrial sites and underused land in older urban centers.
Upon completion, participant will be able to:
- Describe examples of urban development that contribute to the economic, environmental, and social vitality of cities.
- Identify common characteristics and lessons learned from exemplary urban projects.
- Describe the role of visionary leadership and collaboration in creating places that promote inclusiveness and equity.
- Describe how innovative public private partnerships and investment can facilitate access to resources and empower and regenerate communities.