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GDPC 2016 Urban Design Awards

December 06, 2016

Please join us in recognizing excellence in local urban planning and design at the 2016 Urban Design Awards Reception on Tuesday, December 6, from 6-9:30 pm at the Latino Cultural Center. You will also have an opportunity to be the first to welcome the 2017 GDPC Board of Directors and Officers, who will be elected during the brief annual meeting portion of the program. Get ready to enjoy the festivities in honor of GDPC's winners circle and salute some great design work in DFW! Join us as we continue the tradition of honoring outstanding planning and development of projects in our five categories: Dream Study Award Built Project Award Kessler Award Dunnigan Media Award Urban Pioneer Award [...]


2016 Annual Luncheon: Smart Growth, Mobility, Resiliency, Public Policy and 21st Century City, by Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston!

October 06, 2016

The Greater Dallas Planning Council (GDPC) will celebrate its 5th Annual Luncheon on Thursday, October 6, 2016 and the Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, Texas will be delivering the keynote address.  Our regional population growth of 4.2 million people between 2010 and 2040 brings to light that this theme is particularly significant for North Texas given the range of current and planned projects and the associated urban planning and public policy issues. Examples include Mobility Retail Development, TOD/Mixed Use, Logistics and Healthcare.  Mayor Turner and his team are addressing similar issues as the 4th largest US city. Coupled with Mayor Turner’s policymaking experience at t [...]


The Center for the City: What Makes a City?

September 23, 2016

Miles of pathways and waterways, elevated green space, and people places - this is the future of Dallas' Trinity River Corridor. Join the Dallas Institute and The Trinity Trust Foundation for this year's "What Makes a City?" conference focusing on nature and public space in and around the Trinity and hear from the Trinity River Park concept designer Michael Van Valkenburgh and other local speakers. Friday, September 23, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | City Performance Hall Admission: Complimentary but registration is required. For more information and to register visit www.dallasinstitute.org. The 2016 What Makes a City Conference is presented by the Dallas Institute and The Trinity Trust with sup [...]

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2016 Annual Luncheon: Smart Growth, Mobility, Resiliency, Public Policy and 21st Century City, by Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston!

The Greater Dallas Planning Council (GDPC) will celebrate its 5th Annual Luncheon on Thursday, October 6, 2016 and the Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, Texas will be delivering the keynote address. 

Our regional population growth of 4.2 million people between 2010 and 2040 brings to light that this theme is particularly significant for North Texas given the range of current and planned projects and the associated urban planning and public policy issues. Examples include Mobility Retail Development, TOD/Mixed Use, Logistics and Healthcare.  Mayor Turner and his team are addressing similar issues as the 4th largest US city. Coupled with Mayor Turner’s policymaking experience at the state level and speaking style, this will be a vibrant as well as informative keynote.

Time/Date:  Thursday, October 6, 2016 -- Registration & Check-in begins at 10:30 AM

Venue:  Sheraton Hotel Dallas - Chaparral Ballroom 38th floor. Take Center Tower 2 Elevators, 400 Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201

Register to attend!

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