open to everyone, discount for ASLA members.
This tour will explore the history and examine the evolution of the rapidly growing Vi Be Creative District. In order to gain a better understanding of the changes taking place throughout the district the tour will include an overview of the district's history and will discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with placemaking, connectivity, and retrofitting existing car-oriented infrastructure. The tour will include stops at public art murals and installations, an infrastructure improvement project underway, public and private green spaces, and unique small businesses.
Virginia Beach, VA
Horticulture / Plants
Housing & Community Design
Parks & Recreation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learn the history of the area incorporated in the ViBE district, and the way the project came about.
Discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with placemaking, connectivity, and retrofitting existing car-oriented infrastructure.
Explore public and private green spaces designed as a part of this project.
Kate Pittman, Executive Director Vi Be District; Emily Archer, PLA;
Virginia Chapter of the ASLA