Green Space in Atlanta: Whose Green Space is it?
Thu., June 27, 6:30 p.m. 2013
From the venue:The Atlanta Forward Community Forum, fourth in a series, will focus on public green spaces as sought-after commodities that can improve communities while also sparking controversy. Who decides whether a property becomes a park or a condo development? Who pays for the creation and maintenance of green space? Our panel of experts includes:Marty Allen, City Manager, City of Suwanee; Lisa Gordon, Chief Operating Officer/Interim Leader, Atlanta BeltLine;Denise Quarles, Director, Mayorâ€™s Office of Sustainability, City of Atlanta; and Dr. Jeannette Yen, Director, Center for Biologically Inspired Design at Georgia Tech and Co-Founder of ArkFab