SUSTAINABLE ATLANTA ROUNDTABLE (SART)
Imagining Atlanta's Regional Waterfront
Friday, May 6, 2016 7:30-9:00 am | All Saints' Episcopal Church
Unseen and largely inaccessible in the Atlanta region, the Chattahoochee River south of the National Recreation Area has become an abstract water source for area residents. Chattahoochee NOW considers this stretch of the riverfront a vital asset to economic development. Yet, from Atlanta south to Carroll County, the Chattahoochee River’s value to improve the livability and desirability of the region has yet to be fully realized. By reconsidering our riverfront as a place where community and nature can coexist, this 53-mile corridor can offer multi-generational destinations for research, culture, agriculture and habitats that will thrive in conjunction with places to play, meet, shop and work.
Shannon Kettering, Executive Director of Chattahoochee NOW, was the master planner behind the Chattahoochee Hills Country land use plan that made the development of Serenbe possible.
Katharine Wilkinson, Senior Writer at Project Drawdown, is an active advocate for a cohesive, vibrant Atlanta region and board member ofChattahoochee NOW.
Walter Brown, Senior Vice President of Development and Sustainability for Green Street Properties, has worked for nearly 25 years in the real estate and community development fields for sustainable design principles and is a board member of Chattahoochee NOW.
Location & Parking:
All Saints' Episcopal Church
634 West Peachtree Street
Across from the North Avenue MARTA station at the corner of W. Peachtree and North Avenue
**Taking MARTA is encouraged. Some parking is available in the All Saints' parking deck. Enter at lower level of Spring Street.**
IMPORTANT Parking Information: Please fill lower garage deck first, then upper deck, then West Peachtree lot last. If you continue your visit after the event, you must move your vehicle from the parking deck. Thank you for helping us adhere to facility policies.
About the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable
The Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable convenes once a month to discuss the region’s current environmental issues – from water to energy, urban planning to government policy, and much more. Members of the audience are encouraged to ask questions, make comments, network, and learn about Atlanta’s current and future opportunities for sustainable development.
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The Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable is brought to you in partnership with the following:
AIA-Atlanta Committee on the Environment
American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia
Atlanta Regional Commission
Congress for the New Urbanism - Atlanta
EarthShare of Georgia
Emory University Office of Sustainability Initiatives
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Georgia Commute Options
Georgia Planning Association
Georgia Tech’s Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development
Livable Communities Coalition
The Trust for Public Land
Urban Land Institute - Atlanta
U.S. Green Building Council
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