Where: GGLO Space at the Steps, 1301 First Ave., Level A
Date: Thursday, December 9, 2010
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Enter through door located about 1/4 of the way down the Harbor Steps (click for map)
Chuck Wolfe, Principal of Charles R. Wolfe, Attorney at Law, will draw from his active law practice and frequent writings on urbanism to present a year-end series of vignettes from around the world, posing universal questions for today’s efforts to remake the way we live and work. From brownfields to hill towns, the history of community planning to today’s transit-oriented development, please join us for a thought-provoking session.
Charles R. Wolfe, M.R.P., J.D. is an attorney in Seattle, where he focuses on land use and environmental law and permitting, including the use of innovative land use regulatory tools and sustainable development techniques on behalf of both the private and public sectors, and the successful redevelopment of infill properties under federal, state and local regulatory regimes. He is an accomplished speaker and author on growth management and innovative zoning, “transit-oriented development”, and brownfield/sustainable development topics, regularly participates in regional and national seminars and serves as a reporter for the national publication, Planning & Environmental Law. He is also an Affiliate Associate Professor in the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington, where he teaches land use law and a range of planning and development courses to planners and future design professionals and is a contributor to major research efforts addressing urban center, transit oriented and brownfield redevelopment. Additionally, Chuck serves as Vice Chair, Fund Development for the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Seattle District Council, is a Member of the Boards of Futurewise and Great City, and is a King County Trustee of the Cascade Land Conservancy. He contributes regularly on urban development topics for several publications including seattlepi.com, Crosscut.com and blogs at myurbanist.com.