ULI Colorado: Does Dense Make Sense? Exploring the pros and cons of compact development

When

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
3:30pm - 8:00pm MST

Where

Evans School Will open in a new window 1115 Acoma ST Denver, CO 80204-3658 UNITED STATES
PLEASE NOTE: At checkout, you will have the option to register for just the holiday party, or the holiday party AND the program on density. To register for both the program and party, please select the option to register for the program for an additional cost at checkout.
ULI’s mission is to create compact communities that are walkable, transit-friendly, and conserving of our landscapes and natural resources. However, density has become a bad word in many neighborhoods and communities, where residents fret about traffic and loss of character. What are the pros and cons of dense urban infill? The consequences of slow-growth policies? Our panel will present diverse viewpoints in a lively debate format moderated by Ed Sealover of Denver Business Journal.

After the program, we'll have an end of year holiday celebration with live music, appetizers, bar, and a closer look at the historic and long-shuttered Evans School, a 1904 historic gem soon to be revived with new uses. Festive attire and guests encouraged with additional registration.

PLEASE NOTE: At checkout, you will have the option to register for just the holiday party, or the holiday party AND the program on density described above. To register for both the program and party, please select the option to register for the program for an additional cost at checkout.

Agenda:
3:30 - 5:30 pm: Optional panel on density and smart growth
6:00 - 8 pm: Holiday party with appetizers, drinks, live music, and networking

Keynote Presenter:
Julie Campoli, Urban Designer & Author, Terra Firma Urban Design 

Moderator:
Ed Sealover, Reporter,  Denver Business Journal 

Panelists:
Charlie Alexander,
Principal, Fehr & Peers
Erin Clark, VP, Urban Land Conservancy, Denver Planning Board Member
Bob Detrick, Shareholder, Polsinelli
Ron Mehl, Vice President, Dominium Apartments
Terence Quinn, Director of Planning Services, Douglas County
Mary Beth Susman, Denver District 5 Councilwoman (2012 - 2019)
 
Pricing for holiday party (does not include optional $35 panel): 
 
Member private: $45                         Non-member private: $65
Member public/non-profit: $40         Non-member public/non-profit: $55
Member student: $30                         Non-member student: $45
Member under-35: $40                      Non-member under-35: $55
 

Evans School 1115 Acoma ST Denver, CO 80204-3658 UNITED STATES

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