Professional Practice

Park(ing) Day and Virtual Discussion Panel

Date: 9/17/2020 - 9/17/2020

Type: Lectures

LA CES approved?: No

Location(s): Maryland


September 17th, 12:30-1:30 PM | Credits: 1.0 LA CES PDH – HSW, 1 AIA CEU

Program: 5 minute intro, 3 speakers - 15 minutes each, 10 minutes Q&A

Panelists/Discussion Topics:

Jennifer Goold, Executive Director, Neighborhood Design Center
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Erik Evans, Executive Director, Annapolis Downtown Partnership
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Anna Dennis, Senior Associate, Design Collective
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Working with Downtown Baltimore Partnership for design and implementation
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Big Questions/Learning Objectives:

  • How do temporary park spaces in urban districts bring relief to businesses, residents, and visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • How can government agencies, local partners, and design firms get involved with the design, implementation, and management of relief zones and pop up parks?
  • What have been some of the most successful pieces of urban pop up parks? What are some tweaks and changes that needed to be made once the parks were installed?
  • What additional resources do you have to share?


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