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Toni L Griffin: Keynote Speaker at 2015 Cluster Workshop

The CEOs for Cities’ Annual Workshop is an event which brings multi-sector leaders together from across the country. With the overarching goal to promote a more collaborative civic culture, the workshops succeed through a series of panel discussions, break-out sessions, lectures and roundtables. Attendees are also invited to enjoy other events, meals and field trips conveniently scheduled in celebration of the host city. The 2015 workshop was held June 10-12, 2015 in beautiful Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Toni L Griffin: Keynote Speaker at 2015 Cluster Workshop

  1. 1. Urban Planning for the American City
  2. 2. What is Equity? Is it Enough? What Does Design Contribute? Who Participates? Who Benefits?
  3. 3. Just Cities. a planning and design management practice working with public, private and nonprofit partnerships to reimage, reshape, rebuild and uplift both people and places. JUSTOUTCOMES JUSTLY DISTRBUTED THROUGH JUSTPROCESSES
  4. 4. a value-based approach to planning & design
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  7. 7. SOURCE: Bing Maps legacy cities U.S. cities that have lost 20% of their population since their peak population
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  9. 9. Public Housing Water & Sewer Authority Federal Center Washington Navy Yard
  10. 10. US-DOT at SEFC 1,500 mixed income housing units New Marine Barracks and shared playfields Mixed development incl. 2,000 units and 1.2–1.8 M s.f. office Renovated Navy Yard and new waterfront park Waterfront esplanade and parks Future site for new Ballpark Canal Park
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  12. 12. [collect] [celebrate] [convey]
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  18. 18. can we measure design’s impact on urban justice?
  19. 19. Design for the Just City + Next Generation World Class Streets toni l. griffin | j. max bond center | march 28, 2015
  20. 20. New York City DOT PUBLIC PLAZA PROGAM Applications are reviewed and evaluated according to the City's strategic goals as presented in PlaNYC and site-specific criteria, including: a.Open space: whether or not the neighborhood lacked open space b.Site context: the proposed site's relationship to surrounding land uses and businesses, proximity to transit, the presence of significant view corridors or historic sites, and pedestrian activity a.Community initiative: the extent to which the applicant had developed a community plan, consensus for the site, and garnered local support b.Organizational capacity: the extent to which the applicant is willing and able to program activities, maintain, operate and manage the plaza once it is built •Income eligibility: applicants received additional points for proposals located in neighborhoods that qualify as low- or moderate-income toni l. griffin | j. max bond center PHYSICAL CAPITAL CIVIC CAPITAL FINANCIAL CAPITAL
  21. 21. toni l. griffin | j. max bond center GEHL|JMBC 2015
  22. 22. Meatpacking District Plaza Chelsea, New YorkCorona Plaza Corona, Queens t h etoni l. griffin | j. max bond center | march 28, 2015
  23. 23. Desktop Research Establishes Neighborhood, Borough and City Context and Comparative A number of different sources including: •US Census, American Community Survey, 2013 •NYC Department of Health toni l. griffin | j. max bond center | march 28, 2015 Observational Survey a.Pedestrian and Cyclist Traffic b.Activity Type c.Demographics No. of surveyors: 15 No. of shifts: 42 No. of days: 3 No. of hours: 164 Intercept Survey a.Demographics b.Reaction to the plaza c.Reaction to Just City values No. of surveyors: 13 No. of shifts: 26 No. of days: 3 No. of hours: 100
  24. 24. toni l. griffin | j. max bond center Demographic Inclusion & Belonging Design Facilitates Inclusion & Belonging Inclusion & Belonging through Public Safety
  25. 25. Neighborhood Ownership Formal Open Space Ownership Informal Open Space Ownership
  26. 26. design for the Just City when equity isn’t enough…
  27. 27. Urban Planning for the American City @tonilgriffin #justcityornot griffinamericancity@gmail.com

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