Panel Discussion: The Humane Metropolis: People and Nature in the 21st-Century City

Recalling William H. Whyte’s 1958 anthology The Exploding Metropolis, this program explores innovative approaches to making cities and suburbs greener, healthier and more equitable. Rutherford H. Platt, editor of The Humane Metropolis: People and Nature in the 21st-Century City (University of Massachusetts Press, 2006) and professor of geography at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, is joined by four New York-area experts with diverse perspectives on urban rehabilitation. Reception and book signing to follow.

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