Symposium – Planning for Reality: Climate Change and Downtown Gloucester
The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation and TownGreen present Planning for Reality: Climate Change and Downtown Gloucester, on Saturday, November 19 at 1:00 p.m. The event is free and will be held at the Gloucester Meetinghouse at the corner of Middle and Church Streets in Gloucester.
Presentations include remarks from Gloucester Mayor Greg Verga; Professor Charles Waldheim, Director of the Office for Urbanization at Harvard Graduate School of Design; Dr. Antonio Raciti, Associate Professor of Community Planning and Ecological Design, University of Massachusetts, Boston; and Kevin Hively, CEO and Founder of Ninigret Partners, a management consulting firm that focuses on economic development and community planning.
The Symposium addresses urban planning in the downtown Gloucester area in light of expected and projected climate impacts with a focus on building awareness of climate threats and considering them in the urban planning process.