Strong Towns with Charles Marohn - A Strengthening Legacy Cities Event

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Charles Marohn - Strong Towns presenter
March 12, 2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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Online Only: Webinar

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Add to Calendar 2021-03-12 12:00:00 2021-03-12 13:00:00 Strong Towns with Charles Marohn - A Strengthening Legacy Cities Event Ohio’s legacy cities have many highly-sought features such as dense, walkable centers, abundant and affordable housing and infrastructure, and closely-knit communities and skilled workers from their industrial past and immigration history. How can legacy cities leverage these assets to restore their economic vitality while promoting a socially just and sustainable communities?   Join us March 12th, 2021 for a special presentation with Charles Marohn the Founder and President of Strong Towns and the author of Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity.  Charles Marohn is the Founder and President of Strong Towns and the author of Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity. He argues that the way we build our cities now squanders precious resources that should be used to make our communities more prosperous. In essence, we are trading short-term growth for long-term liabilities and it's slowly bankrupting us. Strong Towns makes a strong case for a more rational view of development and infrastructure, from federal highway policy down to a single stretch of sidewalk  Mr. Marohn is #10 on Planetizen’s list of the top 100 most influential urbanists of all time, just after Le Corbusier (#9) and before Richard Florida (#11). Approved for 1.0 AICP CM credit Click the link below to register! If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Katie Phillips at phillips.1870@osu.edu or 614-688-4914. Requests made 10 day prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. Online Only: Webinar Center for Urban and Regional Analysis cura@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Ohio’s legacy cities have many highly-sought features such as dense, walkable centers, abundant and affordable housing and infrastructure, and closely-knit communities and skilled workers from their industrial past and immigration history. How can legacy cities leverage these assets to restore their economic vitality while promoting a socially just and sustainable communities?  

Join us March 12th, 2021 for a special presentation with Charles Marohn the Founder and President of Strong Towns and the author of Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity

Charles Marohn is the Founder and President of Strong Towns and the author of Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity. He argues that the way we build our cities now squanders precious resources that should be used to make our communities more prosperous. In essence, we are trading short-term growth for long-term liabilities and it's slowly bankrupting us. Strong Towns makes a strong case for a more rational view of development and infrastructure, from federal highway policy down to a single stretch of sidewalk  Mr. Marohn is #10 on Planetizen’s list of the top 100 most influential urbanists of all time, just after Le Corbusier (#9) and before Richard Florida (#11).

Approved for 1.0 AICP CM credit

Click the link below to register!

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Katie Phillips at phillips.1870@osu.edu or 614-688-4914. Requests made 10 day prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

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