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Columbia’s 50th: Learning From the Past & Celebrating Future Development

Date:
November 8, 2017
Time:
3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue:
Two Merriweather
Address:
10960 Grantchester Way, 5th Floor
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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Organizer:
Lisa Norris
Phone:
443-824-4246
Email:

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Celebrate Columbia’s 50th Anniversary by examining the development patterns and trends over the first 50 years and looking at the future development on several key parcels including Columbia Gateway, Downtown Columbia, Long Reach Village and Howard Community College.

Agenda


Schedule:
3:30pm-4:00pm, Registration
4:00pm-6:00pm, Program
6:00pm-7:30pm, Cocktail Reception/Networking

Introduction: Josh Olsen (Monument Realty), author of a biography of James Rouse, Better Places, Better Lives, will give a 15-20 minute overview of the history of Columbia and James Rouse’s vision

Books: ULI published Josh Olsen’s “Better Places, Better Lives” book (2003), to beCommunityColumbia.jpg?r=1506010862324 distributed to attendees on a first come first served basis. 50 copies available. You can also purchase the books for a discounted price as a ULI Member: Click here

First Panel: Columbia’s History
Moderator: Josh Olsen, Executive President, Monument Realty, author of Better Places, Better Lives a biography of James Rouse
Panelists:
Robert Tennenbaum, Architect/Planner; worked on the initial design of Columbia.
W. Lehr Jackson, Partner, Lehr Jackson Associates: retail expert and Rouse employee from 1970-78
Gary Clark, Operations Manager for Rouse Company 1966-72; later a custom homebuilder in Howard County

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Second Panel: Future of Columbia – Downtown, Gateway, HCC, Village Centers.
Moderator: Mark Thompson, Vice President of Business Development, Howard County Economic Development Authority
Panelists:
Earl Armiger, Chairman/CEO, Orchard Development
Greg Fitchitt, Senior Vice President Development, Howard Hughes Corporation
Lynn Coleman, Vice President of Administration & Finance, Howard Community College
Larry Twele, CEO, Howard County Economic Development Authority

Location: Two Merriweather (10960 Grantchester Way, 5th Floor, Columbia, MD 21044)
Parking: Free garage parking

Cost:
Private Member – $65 | Nonmember – $95
Public Sector/Nonprofit Member – $55 | Nonmember – $85
Young Leader (Under 35) Member – $45 | Nonmember – $75


Thank you to our Event Sponsors:

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