An Interview With Alex Garvin

Smart City Radio interviews Alex Garvin on planning for the Olympics to Atlanta's Beltline.

The purpose of planning is to generate a widespread, sustained market response, according to Alex Garvin. He should know. His career represents an impressive succession of assignments from directing planning for New York's 2012 Olympics bid to heading development and design for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center. His most recent project is Atlanta's Beltline, an exciting new proposal for a circle of parks and transit around the core of the central city.

Also featured is David Bergman of Economic Research Associates. David share his thoughts on urban and regional development strategies and the role of culture industries in economic development.

[Listen live on the Web Saturdays at 8 a.m central and Sundays at noon central. Or listen to archived shows online anytime.]

Thanks to Chris Steins

Full Story: Planning, Development and Culture


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