“The Future of Cities” – Free Public Event at Franklin Institute in Philly

***This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. RSVP by May 11, 2009 by emailing penniur@pobox.upenn.edu

The Future of Cities: The World, The Nation, Philadelphia

@ the Academy of Natural Sciences (1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy, Phila PA 19130)

Thursday, May 14, 2009

6:00 pm – Presentation followed by a reception

Hear from Philadelphia leaders about the city’s bold new vision for sustainable planning and infrastructure investment throughout the city.  National and international experts on urban design and policy will join the discussion with thoughts on implementation and the way forward.


Michael Nutter, Mayor, City of Philadelphia

Andrew Altman, Director of Commerce and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, City of Philadelphia

Ricky Burdett, Director, Urban Age, London School of Economics and Political Science

Alan Greenberger, Executive Director of the The Philadelphia City Planning Commission

Bruce Katz, Vice President and founding Director of the Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution

Please visit http://www.upenn.edu/penniur for more events and information.

This event is made possible with support from the William Penn Foundation.


Penn Institute for Urban Research
210 S. 34th Street
Meyerson Hall G12
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 215-573-8386

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