A Tale of Three Waterfronts


A Tale of Three Waterfronts

For decades, the waterfronts of our port cities were the drivers of regional economic development.  But as markets changed in the mid-Twentieth Century, these areas in many cities became derelict eyesores, economic black holes that sucked the energy out of these once-thriving urban centers.  Over the past few decades, however, new approaches to the function and utility of urban waterfronts have given these districts a new vitality and vibrancy.  This webinar will present the waterfront redevelopment stories of three small cities: Portland, Maine; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; and Burlington, Vermont.  It will highlight the economic, social, and environmental forces at play as these cities work to redefine themselves.

1.5 CM Credits are Pending

When?

Fri, July 27, 2012
noon - 1:30 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

Where?

Webinar