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An award-winning planner with over 25 years of experience, Mitchell Silver is Chief Planning & Development Officer and Planning Director for the City of Raleigh, North Carolina and president of the American Planning Association.
Listen in as we discuss Mr. Silver's perspective on placemaking as a national planning leader, and as a local practitioner. We discuss the rise of urban planning and placemaking and how changing demographics are affecting the profession and cities across the country. We also talk about civic engagement among young talent and the "Walk Raleigh" project.
You can follow Mr. Silver on twitter @Mitchell_Silver and @APA_Planning
Place Matters with Dr. Katherine Loflin is the weekly radio show dedicated to exploring the people, news and developments in the rapidly growing field of "placemaking." Dr. Katherine Loflin is an expert in placemaking, philanthropy, community practice, civic engagement and program evaluation.