SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Planning History of Market Street

From SPUR:

Jeff Tumlin of NelsonNygaard, will dig deep into the unknown history of Market Street. On this journey through time, Jeff will set the stage for the re-envisioning effort now underway for Lower Market Street’s reconstruction in 2015. What can the history of the street tell us about how to redesign our famous boulevard to meet the needs of the next few decades? Join us for this dynamic presentation, the first in a two-part series. (See Nov. 30 listing for part two.)

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