Creating Livable Communities in the Chicago Region

July 14, 2009

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To what extent do investment decisions made in Washington, D.C. affect the Chicago region's economy and built environment? If we want cleaner air, ample supplies of water, and better connections between jobs, homes and transit, what changes do we need to make to the way our public investment dollars are used?

Creating Livable Communities in the Chicago Region, the second panel of the "Reinventing Public Investment" series will explore how federal investment policies in housing, transportation and economic development have shaped decisions and development in the Chicago region. 

Panelists:
- Don Chen, Ford Foundation and founder of Smart Growth America
- Todd Brown, ShoreBank
- Catherine Baker (AIA member), Landon, Bone, Baker Architects
- Doug Farr (AIA member), Farr Associates

 

Recorded Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at Metropolitan Planning Council Conference Center.