A chance to hear New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver discuss his ideas for our city parks and public spaces at a lecture this Wednesday, November 12th, “PLANNING FOR PARKS: WHAT’S NEXT?” at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. The event is free and open to the public.
Commissioner of New York City’s Department of Parks & Recreation and Pratt Institute alumnus Mitchell Silver, who was appointed earlier this year by Mayor Bill de Blasio, will share his vision for the future of the City’s parks and public spaces at the next “Pratt Presents” event, titled “Planning for Parks: What’s Next” on Wednesday, November 12. As Parks Commissioner, Silver oversees more than 29,000 acres of parkland and 1,900 parks and playgrounds throughout the city. His approach to urban planning has, to date, emphasized “environment, economy, and equity.”
The event is co-presented with Pratt’s Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development in The School of Architecture.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 12, 6:00 PM
WHERE: Memorial Hall Auditorium, Pratt Institute, 200 Willoughby Ave. between Classon Ave and Hall St., Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
The event is free and reservations are required as seating is limited. Details about the series is here: Pratt Public Programs.
Photo: NYC Mayor’s Office