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What would Frederick Law Olmsted do? The future of public spaces in Seattle

Aug 10, 2017

It’s an exciting time to catch up on and get involved in envisioning the great public spaces that will help sustain our growing region. KUOW, The Seattle Public Library and Seattle’s Office of Planning and Community Development hosted this conversation with national and local experts to help the community at-large better understand the issues and opportunities we face. KUOW’s Posey Gruener moderated the discussion. The speakers include:

  • Sam Assefa, Director of Seattle’s Office of Planning and Community Development
  • Uwe Brandes, Executive Director, Urban and Regional Planning Program, Georgetown University
  • Mami Hara, General Manager/CEO, Seattle Public Utilities
  • Thatcher Bailey, Executive Director, Seattle Parks Foundation

The “How Can Seattle Grow More Public Space?” event took place at the Seattle Public Library’s Central Library on July 24. Sonya Harris recorded the discussion.

Listen to the full version below: