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Keeping The Mile a Miracle: Appropriate Transit-Oriented Development Along the Wilshire Corridor

10:16 PM PDT on June 10, 2011

WHO:Breathe California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA), The 4th annual BREATHE LA Green Salon Series focuses on mobility: Moving Los Angeles County into a clean air future.
WHAT:Expert panel discussion with robust Q&A to explore how can the neighborhoods that surround both the Fairfax and La Brea subway stations preserve their history while creating new directions for a robust future. Successful Transit-Oriented Districts are characterized by a mix of uses (residential, retail and commercial), designs that encourage pedestrian activity, and vibrant multi-faceted economies. How have such districts produced benefits for local residents, merchants, property owners and others? What have been some of the unanticipated consequences? Of most importance, how can communities work collaboratively with the private sector and local governments to encourage the types of development that makes surrounding neighborhoods even more desirable as places to live, work and visit?

Participants include:
Brian Cornelius, Vice President of Development, Caruso Affiliated
Jeff Jacobberger, Chair, Mid City West Community Council
Stephen Kramer, Chair, Miracle Mile Chamber of Commerce
Neal I. Payton, AIA, Principal, Torti Gallas and Partners, Inc.
Jennifer Regan, Global Sustainability Director, AEG
Moderated by Neal Richman, Ph.D., Director of Programs and Advocacy, BREATHE LA

BREATHE LA Green Salons are public forums, encouraging a robust Q&A session. Green Salons are sponsored by Union Bank and Southern California Gas Company.

WHEN:Thursday, June 30th (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM)
WHERE:Breathe LA, 5858 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100, 90036
COST:Complimentary lunch provided. No cost to attend. Space is limited.
Limited free parking in designated spaces off Stanley Avenue.
RSVP:To RSVP, contact (323) 935-8050 x256 or
BREATHE California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA) is non-profit public benefit organization, promoting clean air and healthy lungs through research, education, advocacy and technology.

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