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CNU NE Western New England Meetup: A Seated Tour of Downtown Springfield

  • Community Music School of Springfield 127 State Street Springfield, MA, 01103 United States (map)

A Seated Tour of Downtown Springfield

A case study of urban design - The good, the bad and the other

Meet local design, planning, and development professionals interested in furthering the principles of New Urbanism in Western New England.

Using downtown Springfield as a case study, Mark Westa, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Connecticut, will lead the group in a discussion of urban design theory and practice. Using the principles of the Congress for the New Urbanism, as well as other ideas on how to see and evaluate the urban environment, we will discuss the successes and opportunities of the fourth largest city in New England.

Presentation Highlights: 

  • Urban Design Theory & Practice
  • Principles of the Congress for the New Urbanism
  • Discuss Successes & Opportunities for the 4th Largest City in New England


Food and light refreshments will be provided ~ cash bar. 

Registration Required.  Cost:  $15pp.  

Space is limited. Register now to save a seat.

Sponsored by: 

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Earlier Event: June 8