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Workshop Schedule
St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 6th Ave NW & 4th Street NW, Fort Lauderdale


Wednesday, May 19

1:00 PM                   
Team Briefing and Goal Setting for the Workshop

1:30 PM                  
Phillip Bacon presents the Overtown Successes of the Collins Center

2:00 PM                   
City of Fort Lauderdale Planning and CRA Briefing
Bruce Chatterton, Liz Holt & Bob Wojcik

4:30 PM                  
Team Develop Questions for Community

5:30 PM     Public Discussion on Community Needs and Ideas.  After listening to the community, architect Bill Reed will do a presentation to get everyone thinking about solutions.


Thursday, May 20

9:30 AM                   
Gathering and Goal Setting for the Day

10:00 AM                  
Milton Jones & Sean Jones on Site Development Ideas and Regal Trace Success

10:45 AM                  
Karl Schallenberger on Surface Water

11:30 – 1 PM                  
Team Work Session and Lunch

1:00 PM                  
Jerry Kolo Presentation of Socio-Economic Circumstances in Sistrunk

2:00 PM                  
Affordable Housing
Annetta Jenkins (LISC)
Jackie Tufts (Mt Bethel New Visions)
Katherine Barry (BAND)
Mt Olive Development Corp.

3:00 – 5:00                  
Team Work Session

5:30 PM     Public Discussion on Housing and Sustainability.  Presentation of current ideas by the team for community feedback.  Then designer Michael Shaw will show a number of housing and other projects throughout the world that utilize new technologies and thinking in construction.


Friday, May 21

9:30 AM                   
Gathering and Goal Setting for the Day

10:00 – 1 PM                  
Team Work Session and Lunch

1 PM                  
Review of Team Work by Lisa Maxwell of Lennar on Construction & Cost

2:00 – 5:00 PM                  
Team Work Session

5:30 PM      Public Final Presentation and Discussion.  FAU professor, Michael Singer, will present the design concepts and statements for workforce housing and integration with the community.  With community feedback, these concepts will be given to the FAU architecture and planning students to develop specific buildings and planning guidelines for the Sistrunk site. 


This workshop for the Sistrunk neighborhood is supported by the South Florida Regional Resource Center, City of Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale CRA, BAND, the Collins Center, the Broward Chapter of American Planning Association, ULI Southeast Florida / Caribbean, the FAU Foundation, the FAU School of Architecture and FAU Department of Urban and Regional Planning. 


Broward Design Collaborative
Florida Atlantic University
111 East Las Olas Blvd, HEC 1008A 
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

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