Delray Beach Mayor Invites Public to Town Hall Lectures
Mayor Cary Glickstein invites you to experience a new series of conversations with some of the brightest minds in community creation and consensus building by attending our Town Hall Lectures, featuring accomplished architects and urban planners. On March 19, Todd Zimmerman, Zimmerman/Volk Associates, Inc., will discuss "City Housing for the New Millenium". The lecture will begin at 6:00 pm at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts at Old School Square's Crest Theatre, 51 North Swinton Avenue.
Town Hall Lectures will continue through May with discussions on a variety of topics by world-renowned architects, town and urban planners, academics, and authors. All lectures are free and open to the public. Seating is limited.
More About Todd Zimmerman...
Todd Zimmerman, principal of Zimmerman/Volk Associates (ZVA), specializes in analysis of compact, sustainable development, mixed-income, mixed-tenure redevelopment and mixed-use urban revitalization, and is recognized as a national expert on the market feasibility of New Urbanism communities. Since 1988, ZVA has completed more than 450 market studies for sites ranging from redevelopment of a city block to the establishment of new towns on several thousand acres.
Zimmerman is a frequent lecturer at a number of universities, including Columbia, Harvard, Miami and Yale, and is frequently quoted in a variety of publications, including Barron's, Forbes, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and U.S. News and World Report, as well as Washington Post and Los Angeles Times.
Todd was a framer of the Charter of the Congress for New Urbanism and is a member of the CNU Board of Directors. He has addressed conferences throughout North America and Western Europe and is a sought-after speaker on housing, target markets, sustainable development and urban revitalization. He was a founding director of the National Association for Senior Living Industries, and was chairman of the Multi-Housing World, the nation's largest conference devoted solely to density housing.
Upcoming Speakers will be Announced in Future Press Releases:
Donald Shoup, a Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning at UCLA, where he serves as Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies. His seminal book, The High Cost of Free Parking, explains how better parking policies can improve cities, the economy, and the environment.
Mr. Shoup received undergraduate degrees in Engineering and Economics from Yale University, a master's degree in economics from Yale University, and a PhD in Economics from Yale University. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners. Mr. Shoup has been a visiting professor at major universities and is an honorary professor at Beijing's Transportation Research Institute. He is widely regarded as one of the world's preeminent scholars and experts on transportation and parking management.
Edward McMahon, holds the Charles E. Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Washington, D.C., where he is a nationally known as an inspiring and thought provoking speaker and leading authority on topics related to sustainable development, land conservation, smart growth, and historic preservation. As the Senior Fellow for Sustainable Development, McMahon leads ULI's worldwide efforts on research and educational activities related to environmentally sensitive development policies and practices.
A former professor at Georgetown University School of Law, McMahon is the author or co-author of 15 books and over 300 published articles. His books include: Green Infrastructure, Developing Sustainable Panned Communities, Conservation Communities. His publications include: Building Healthy Places, Bicycles Belong, The Distinctive City, The Greening of the Real Estate Industry. McMahon is a regular writer for Urban Land Institute, and has served on numerous advisory boards and commissions, including the National Trust for Historic Preservation and The Governor's Institute for Community Design.