Zoning for Public Good

When: Thursday, January 26, 2017, 6:30pm

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Image credit: Brooklyn Heights Promenade, looking west toward East River and Manhattan (details), 2014, photo: Iwan Baan

Please note that this program is now sold out.  There will be a wait list starting at 5:45 pm this evening. Any additional seats will be released at 6:35 pm in the order the names were received. You must be physically present when your name is called or your place will be forfeited.  We do not guarantee that any seats will become available.

Zoning is the fundamental tool employed by municipalities to shape land use and development in the most equitable and environmentally sound way. It provides a framework for vital municipal concerns such as affordable and inclusionary housing, infrastructure, open space, historic preservation, economic development, and waterfront protection. But what are the limitations of this approach? How else might zoning benefit the public good? To view all of the programs in conjunction with Mastering the Metropolis: New York and Zoning, 1916-2016, click here

Tom Angotti, Director, Center for Community Planning and Development, Hunter College
Daniel Garodnick, New York City Council Member
Joe Rose, Chair, The Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use
Madelyn Wils, President and CEO, Hudson River Park Trust 
Moses Gates (moderator), Director of Community Planning & Design, Regional Plan Association

Presented in collaboration with The Municipal Art Society

1.5 LU AIA CES credits will be offered for attending this event.  


Presented in collaboration with The Municipal Art Society.

The public programs in our Mastering the Metropolis: New York and Zoning, 1916-2016 series are co-sponsored by AIA New York Chapter | Center for Architecture, the New York Department of City Planning, and the New York Academy of Medicine, as well as the Barnard College & Columbia University Architecture Department, the Baruch College Steve L. Newman Real Estate Institute at the Zicklin School of BusinessCityLand, CIVITAS, the Columbia University Herbert H. Lehman Center for American History, the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, the CUNY School of Architecture, the Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts, the Historic Districts Council, the Institute for Public Architecture, the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Landmark East HarlemThe Murray Hill Neighborhood Association, the Neighborhood Preservation Center, the New York Building Congress, the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, the NYU Urban Design and Architecture Studies Program, the Pratt Institute Center for Planning and the Environment, the Preservation League of New York State, the Project for Public Spaces, the Regional Plan Association, the Rutgers Department of Landscape Architecture, the Society of Architectural HistoriansThe Skyscraper MuseumUrban Planning Student Association at NYU Wagner, and WE ACT for Environmental Justice

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