Library EventGuest Lecture: Jeff Speck - Walkable City

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

10/24/2016 6:30pm 10/24/2016 8:00pm Guest Lecture: Jeff Speck - Walkable City Presenter: Jeff Speck Jeff Speck, international expert and advocate for more walkable, sustainable cities, will deliver a public lecture at 6:30 PM. In his latest book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, Speck writes, “. . . we must understand that the walkable city is not just a nice, idealistic notion. Rather, it is a simple, practical-minded solution to a host of complex problems that we face as a society, problems that daily undermine our nation’s economic competitiveness, public welfare, and environmental sustainability.” Mr. Speck will be available after the event to sign his book. Prairie Lights will sell copies at the event and will also have them in stock at their book shop located at 15 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City. The City of Iowa City and the University of Iowa School of Urban Planning are partnering to bring Speck to the Iowa City community. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Presenter: Jeff Speck

Jeff Speck, international expert and advocate for more walkable, sustainable cities, will deliver a public lecture at 6:30 PM. In his latest book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, Speck writes, “. . . we must understand that the walkable city is not just a nice, idealistic notion. Rather, it is a simple, practical-minded solution to a host of complex problems that we face as a society, problems that daily undermine our nation’s economic competitiveness, public welfare, and environmental sustainability.”

Mr. Speck will be available after the event to sign his book. Prairie Lights will sell copies at the event and will also have them in stock at their book shop located at 15 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City.

The City of Iowa City and the University of Iowa School of Urban Planning are partnering to bring Speck to the Iowa City community.

This event is open to the public.

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Contact Information

Group Name: City of Iowa City

Group Type: Governmental

Primary Contact Name: Karen Howard

Primary Contact Phone: 319-356-5251

Secondary Contact Name: Shannon McMahon

Secondary Contact Phone: 319-356-5058

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: City of Iowa City

Cosponsor Name: Karen Howard

Cosponsor Phone: 319-356-5251