Workshops on the Strawberry Creek Plaza Proposal

Citizens for A Strawberry Creek Plaza and Ecocity Builders invite you to join us for a day of workshops on the Strawberry Creek Plaza proposal, July 13, in Berkeley.
Please RSVP to Elyce Judith at elyce AT singlesourcetelecom DOT com

A New Vision for Center Street Friday, July 13, at Berkeley City College Auditorium 9:00 -12:30 a.m. at Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street –

Morning workshop featuring A New Visions for Center Street with Citizens for a Strawberry Creek Plaza. Introductions and updates from Mayor Tom Bates, President of the Downtown Berkeley Association Mark McLeod, and representatives from Carpenter & Company. This will be followed by a presentation on San Luis Obispo’s very successful Mission Plaza project, including ideas for Berkeley, with current Mayor Dave Romero, Former Council Member and Mayor Ken Schwartz, SLO Chamber of Commerce representative Pierre Rademaker and City Administrative Officer Ken Hampian.

2:00 p.m. Meet at the Bank of America, corner of Center Street and Shattuck Avenue.
Guided Tour on the block of Center Street from Oxford to Shattuck and along Strawberry Creek on UCB campus by Citizens for a Strawberry Creek Plaza and Steve Maranzana, UC Berkeley
Office of Environment, Health & Safety.

3:00 p.m. At Alborz Restaurant, 2142 Center Street. Meeting focusing on economic revitalization and the Strawberry Creek Plaza Project, hosted by the Downtown Berkeley Association, featuring Michael Caplan, Acting Director of Economic Development for the City of Berkeley and Pierre Rademaker of Rademaker Design. Pierre is past president of both the SLO Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Association and chaired the design committee that developed the City’s Conceptual Physical Plan for the City Center.
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7:00 p.m. Evening event at the Gaia Building, 2116 Allston Way. Comments by Richard Register of Ecocity Builders and members of the SLO delegation, with time for audience discussion. How can cities be far healthier for both people and nature, now, and into the deep future?

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