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Public-Private Partnerships in NYC: A Real Estate Symposium

Fri, Aug 5, 2016    9am

Tickets: $20
Columbia University Alumni: $10
Columbia Students, Faculty & Staff: Free
Register online to attend.


A real estate symposium on public-private partnerships featuring conversations about the design and development of the High Line and the Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District featuring architects and developers working on transportation, residential, commercial, and cultural development projects at each location.

Symposium Schedule:

Registration check in and breakfast

Welcome and Introduction

Patrice Derrington, Holliday Professor and Director of the Real Estate Development Program, Columbia GSAPP
Robert Paley, Director, Transit Oriented Development, Metropolitan Transit Authority

Panel 1: The High Line

Adam Ganser, Vice President for Planning and Design, Friends of the High Line (MSRED ‘10)
Todd Schliemann, Partner, Ennead Architects
Lisa Tziona Switkin, Principal, James Corner Field Operations
Moderated by David Smiley, Assistant Director, Urban Design Program, Columbia GSAPP (MARCH & MSHP '86)

Panel 2: Brooklyn Cultural District

Eric Liftin, Principal, MESH Architectures (MARCH '94)
Enrique Norten, Principal, TEN Arquitectos
Claire Weisz, Principal, WXY
Susi Yu, Executive Vice President of Development, Forest City Ratner (MSRED '01)
Moderated by Kate Wittels, Principal, HR&A Advisors

Lunch (provided)

Sponsored by JDS Development Group