Washington, DC (August 27, 2003)- This presentation will focus on the economic, social, and environmental benefits of preserving community character. Ed McMahon, Vice President and Director of Land Use Programs at The Conservation Fund, highlights the keys to successful communities. The presentation addresses the role that historic preservation, urban design, landscape preservation, open space planning and other issues play in fostering economic vitality and community revitalization.
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About the Smart Growth Speaker Series
The Smart Growth Speaker Series hosts speakers on a monthly basis to describe this new development paradigm, explore specific approaches, to foster dialog, and identify opportunities for positive change in growth and development patterns. Event sponsors are the Smart Growth Network, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Building Museum. The series, which is free to the public, is held at the National Building Museum, 401 F Street N.W, Washington D.C. (Judiciary Square Metro). Registration not required.
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For more information, contact Kevin Nelson or visit the Smart Growth Speaker Series.