CITY OF BOULDER COMMUNITY EVENT
“The Art of Street Design”
Presentation and Community Discussion
When: Wednesday March 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
- Opening reception: 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
- Presentation and Q&A: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Chautauqua, Grand Assembly Hall, 900 Baseline Rd., Boulder
Who: Victor Dover, cofounder of Dover, Kohl & Partners, Town Planning in Coral Gables, Florida, has 25 years experience restoring healthy neighborhoods and creating walkable communities. The coauthor of Street Design: The Secret of Great Cities and Towns, he has designed 150 neighborhoods, urban revitalization programs, and regional plans across five continents, including the 1994 North Broadway Plan for North Boulder.
What: Victor Dover will describe how to fix our streets, and, in the process, shape enduring cities that people really love.
- Information regarding City of Boulder North Boulder Plan Update, Envision East Arapahoe Plan, and Transportation Master Plan Update
- Book signing for new book Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns
Why: America is rediscovering its streets. A revolutionary makeover is underway to promote walking and cycling and appeal to a new generation of creative, demanding citizens.
RSVP: No RSVP required. Free. For more information – https://bouldercolorado.gov/calendar
About the book: Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns (January 2014) by Victor Dover and John Massengale with foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales shows how to create great streets where people want to be. That begins with walkable streets where people feel comfortable, safe, and charmed by their surroundings. Through hundreds of examples of streets old, new and retrofitted, Street Design shows how good street design can unlock value, improve life and re-knit neighborhoods.