Former National CNU Chair Speaks On The Art Of Street Design In West Palm Beach

May 12, 2014, 17:30 ET from West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Victor Dover, former national chair of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), will appear at an evening lecture held at the Palm Beach Dramaworks in Downtown West Palm Beach May 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Dover is the principal and cofounder of town planning firm Dover, Kohl & Partners and has 25 years of experience implementing plans for livable, walkable and sustainable communities. His innovative work has been featured on CNN, NPR, HGTV, as well as in BusinessWeek, and USA Today and recently coauthored the highly anticipated book Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns with John Massengale.

During his lecture, "The Art of Street Design," Dover will discuss how to appeal to a new generation of creative, demanding citizens with the revolutionary makeover that promotes a more walkable, sustainable design that can reinvigorate inner cities and retrofit suburbia to meet the needs of their residents. He will discuss his practices that focus on the creation of real neighborhoods as the basis for sound communities and reveal his secrets on what works in designing beautiful, charming places where people want to be.

Following his presentation, there will be a meet and greet with Dover as well as a book signing. For more information about Dover, please visit

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About the Downtown Development Authority
The West Palm Beach DDA is an independent taxing district created in 1967 by a special act of the Florida Legislature. Its mission is to promote and enhance a safe, vibrant Downtown for our residents, businesses and visitors through the strategic development of economic, social and cultural opportunities.

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