An equitable city includes opportunities for blue collar and white collar workers and residents - as well as green collar, pink collar, gold collar, red collar, and no collar! Empowering the diversity of economic paths in a vibrant city requires design and development for equity and inclusion at a broad range of socio-economic levels. How do we craft a city that includes a range of jobs and workplaces, a diversity of ages and cultures, and both creates and preserves the range of spaces and experiences that make the world’s best cities what they are?Join our panel of developers and practitioners for a discussion of the need for manufacturing and artistic spaces, as well as more typical mixed-use and mixed-income development, for the inclusive economic vibrancy of the DC-region economy.
Housing & Community Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Understand the need for a range of space uses in new development.
2. Understand some of the economic challenges to multi-use development.
3. Understand the impact of non-white collar jobs on a thriving city.
4. Understand the role of the creative professions on city vibrancy.
Moderator: Joanna Hoffschneider, ALEP Founder, Resolute Consulting LLC, JoannaHoffschneider@gmail.comPanelists:Ilana Preuss, Founder, Recast Cityilana@recastcity.comPeter Siegel, Principal and CEO, Landex Development LLC email@example.comJohn Paradiso,
Potomac Chapter ASLA