Developer Frank Starkey, a guest lecturer in the Master of Real Estate Development and Urbanism at University of Miami School of Architecture, is presenting a lecture series on “Reinventing Real Estate Development.”
The 3.9-mile-long, 17-stop Tucson streetcar line, planned to connect downtown to neighborhoods to the west and the University of Arizona and University Medical Center, isn't expected to run until 2013.
The 2010 Jane Jacobs Medal has been presented to Joshua David and Robert Hammond, cofounders of Friends of the High Line, and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers of the Central Park Conservancy. The Friends group has raised nearly $50 million for construction of the first two segments of the High Line, a 1.5-mile elevated park on a former railroad viaduct running through the West Side of Manhattan, and for its endowment.
Washington, DC, architect Milton Grenfell has gathered 273 architectural details that appeared in the architectural journal Pencil Points from 1932 to 1937 and has supplemented them with a dozen new details from traditional architects practicing today.
Publisher and real estate manager Diane Dorney has been hired to revitalize the Seaside Institute, which has languished since Phyllis Bleiweis stepped down in early 2009 after 13 years as executive director and moved to Serenbe, a new community south of Atlanta.