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One of the foremost thinkers on the future of the city

  • Subject: [cg] One of the foremost thinkers on the future of the city
  • From: "Harriet Festing" hfesting@pps.org
  • Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 13:03:03 -0400
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  • Thread-topic: One of the foremost thinkers on the future of the city

Dear all,
We need great advocates for urban livability - Fred Kent is one of them.

I'm forwarding you this message those of you who may be interested in
hearing him speak:


get a leader at your next conference

a leading authority on revitalizing urban public space, and one of the
foremost thinkers on livability, smart growth and the future of the

As founder and president of Project for Public Spaces, Fred is known
throughout the world as a dynamic speaker and prolific ideas man. He
challenges and inspires audiences to put common sense into practice and
to trust in the ability of ordinary
people to create meaningful public spaces for themselves. His topics,
which turn commonly held assumptions upside-down, include:

* How ego destroys cities
* The "safety and security" myth
* Why cities don't want parks anymore
* Passion as the true test of a successful place
* Why money is NOT the problem

Traveling over 150,000 miles each year, Fred has acted as a consultant,
facilitator, and speaker across the U.S. and internationally.  Audiences
he has addressed include Caltrans, Ford Foundation, New Jersey DOT, New
York DOT, General
Services Administration, Prince's Foundation, Smart Growth Network, U.S
Forest Service, and the World Bank. 

He and Project for Public Spaces staff
train 10,000 people annually in the techniques of placemaking.


Contact Katie Salay (212 620 5660; ksalay@pps.org)
Project for Public Spaces
153 Waverly Place, 4th floor
New York, NY 10014

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