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Connections: What can Rochester learn from other cities about urban waterfront development?

Sep 12, 2017

As city leaders and community members continue to debate the future of downtown development, some are looking to Rochester’s waterways as an asset in that revitalization. This hour, we discuss urban waterfront development with Mark Johnson, president and leading designer for Civitas. The landscape architecture firm is internationally known for its nature-in-the-city projects — designs that merge waterfronts, green spaces, and city living.

What could Rochester learn from Civitas’ success? Johnson is in Rochester as a guest of Greentopia. We hear from him and discuss Rochester’s potential as an urban waterfront. In studio: