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2011 Smart Growth Summit [Part 2 of 6]




Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, Raleigh, North Carolina

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-08

Duration: 00:58:44

Subjects: Louisiana Smart Growth Summit | Center for Planning Excellence | City planning | URBAN RENEWAL | Urban Development


  • Everson, Jeff Speaker
  • Tharp, Janet Speaker
  • Silver, Mitchell J. Speaker


The second part of a six-part series of presentations from the Louisiana Smart Growth Summit sponsored by the Center for Planning Excellence in Baton Rouge in August 2011. In this session entitled “We Have a Plan…Now What?”: Shreveport City Councilman Jeff Everson discusses the city’s master plan for revitalizing downtown Shreveport; Janet Tharp, the planning manager for Kimley-Horn and Associates discusses the planning for the revitalization of East Baton Rouge Parish; and Mitchell J. Silver, the director of City Planning for Raleigh, North Carolina, discusses the growth of Raleigh and avoiding sprawl.