Organized by local urban planners, architects, and activists, Future Hudson is an event series inspiring creative conversations with and by forward-thinking people, projects and organizations.


Watch the first of our community conversations on what makes Hudson a great city HERE.

Watch the second of our community conversations on how Hudson can grow HERE

Watch the third of our community conversations on where Hudson gathers HERE.


TO PRESERVE, OR NOT TO PRESERVE?

Saturday, JULY 20
Hudson Area Library
4–6PM

This event explores the role that historic preservation can play in helping communities respect the past while creating a future for all residents.

PANELISTS

Norman Mintz, Senior Fellow, Main Streets and Downtowns, Project for Public Spaces

Liz Mcananey, Executive Director, SS Columbia Project, Executive Director of Sir John Soane’s Museum

Morgan O’Hara, Anthropologist, Artist and Urban Historian, MASS Design Group

Joshua Simons, Senior Research Associate, The Benjamin Center for Public Policy Initiatives, SUNY New Paltz

Moderated by Larry Bowne, Architect and Associate Professor of Architecture at Syracuse University


 

UPCOMING EVENTS

8/17

Who are the streets for?

A community conversation on how city streets can be designed to be more people-friendly.

Mike Lydon, Partner, Street Plans Collaborative and author of “Tactical Urbanism”

Emily Flynn, Director of Health & Wellness for the City of Kingston, New York


9/21

Can we talk about housing?

A community conversation on how to create housing for all.

 
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This program was funded in part by Humanities New York with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities