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Friday, October 24 • 9:35am - 9:45am
Building a City for all New Yorkers: Affordable Housing and Economic Development

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Responding to what has called "a crisis of affordability," Mayor de Blasio launched an ambitious plan to add or preserve 200,000  units of affordable housing in the next ten years. New York City Director of City Planning Carl Weisbrod will provide an update on the program, and explain the city's approach and progress to date. 


Introduction
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Margaret Newman, FAIA

Executive Director, The Municipal Art Society of New York
Margaret Newman is the Executive Director of the Municipal Art Society of New York.  She brings 20 years of experience as an architect and urban planner in New York to her role leading MAS, which advocates for a built environment that supports economic growth, cultural diversity, and resiliency. Prior to joining MAS, Ms. Newman served as Chief of Staff at the New York City Department of Transportation where she spearheaded major agency... Read More →

Speakers
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Carl Weisbrod

Chairman, New York City Planning Commission
Carl Weisbrod was appointed as Director of the New York City Department of City Planning and Chairman of the New York City Planning Commission by Mayor Bill de Blasio in March, 2014. Weisbrod has more than 35 years of experience serving the people of New York. He has transformed some of the city’s most dynamic and fastest-growing neighborhoods. As president of New York State’s 42nd Street Development Project, Weisbrod spearheaded... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 9:35am - 9:45am
The TimesCenter 242 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036