Advancing Places: Parklets

Overview:As public space becomes increasingly more valuable, the community interest and benefits of parklets have steadily increased throughout 2020. Generally defined as people-friendly spaces which introduce street furnishings (in street) curbside, parklets are providing respite and generating revenues in their communities. Panelists will discuss the process to put together and maintain parklets of all kinds in their district.

October 23, 2020 | 11:15am ET (8:15am PT) 

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Domain: Public Space Management and Operations

Pricing: IDA Members: Free | Nonmembers: $40

Advancing Places is an online series aimed at empowering IDA members with the solutions needed to address the most critical urban issues of the day. This session will include a moderated Q&A and will be recorded for member and nonmember use in the future.


  • Maggie Hoey, Assistant Director, Tulsa Downtown Coordinating Council (Tulsa, OK)
  • Jamie Scott, Director of Planning and Economic Development, Georgetown BID (Washington, DC)
  • Sean Warner, AICP, Director of Community Enhancement, Downtown San Diego Partnership (San Diego, CA)


  • David Downey, President & CEO,  International Downtown Association



Maggie Hoey


Jamie Scott


Sean Warner, AICP

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