Preserving Historic Character in a Community

Ed McMahon is an author and expert on the topics of sustainable development, land conservation, urban design and historic preservation.

Preserving Historic Character in a Community

Preserving Historic Character

The Mouth of Amelia invites you to, “Revitalizing Cities: The Dollars and Cents of Preserving a Community’s Historic Character.”

Presented by The Amelia Island-Fernandina Restoration Foundation, this evening will feature Ed McMahon, Senior Resident Fellow, Urban Land Institute/Charles Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development.

WHEN: Thursday, September 9th, 2010 at 7:00 PM

WHERE: Burns Hall, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, corner of 8th Street and Atlantic Avenue in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

WHAT: This presentation is just one venue for Ed McMahon, renowned lecturer on sustainable development, while he is in town. He’ll also speak to community leaders, city officials and the local media, giving us ideas and positive examples of other small historic cities and their challenges.

WHO: Ed McMahon is an attorney, community planner, lecturer, author and expert on the topics of sustainable development, land conservation, urban design and historic preservation. At the Conservation Fund, he worked to improve both land conservation and land development practices through programs that balance economic and environmental goals.

COST: This is a free event, open to the public.

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), headquartered in Washington, D.C., is an international nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members. The mission of ULI is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.

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