2014 Annual Luncheon


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Eventbrite - Living the Plan of Nashville 2014 Annual Luncheon


Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Hilton Nashville Downtown

121 Fourth Avenue South

Arrival: 11:00 am

Program: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Designing for the Future


     2014 marks the Tenth Year Anniversary of the Nashville Civic Design Center’s (NCDC) unveiling of The Plan of Nashville: Avenues to a Great City. Each year this luncheon features a visionary thought leader on issues of urban design and civic engagement. This event also provides an opportunity for the NCDC to present the work it has accomplished over the past twelve months, while highlighting projects in Nashville that illustrate how the city is moving forward in quality development, policy and practice. The Annual Luncheon also serves as the NCDC’s major fundraising event. This program has raised over $600,000 in support of the NCDC’s mission and programs. Annual attendance averages over 450 design professionals, developers, business leaders, state and local elected officials, department heads and engaged citizens. 


Keynote Speaker


Alex Krieger








Mr. Krieger is a frequent advisor to mayors and their planning staffs, and serves on a number of boards and commissions. Among these:


Director, Mayor’s Institute in City Design, National      Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 

Boston Civic Design Commission 

Providence Capital Center Commission 

New England Holocaust Memorial committee 

Event Co-Chairs


Kim Hawkins, Hawkins Partners

President of NCDC, 2001-2002



Seab Tuck, Tuck Hinton Architects

President of NCDC, 2002-2003


2014 Sponsors





                                      Earl Swensson Associates





           Village Real Estate Services    









RPM Transportation Consultants

Hastings Architecture Associates, LLC

Vanderbilt University

Hawkins Partners, Inc.





4 Printers Alley Nashville TN, LLC

Johnson Johnson Crabtree Architects

American Constructors

Littlejohn Engineering Associates

Barge Cauthen & Associates

Lose & Associates

Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon

Manuel Zeitlin Architects

Bell & Associates Construction

MarketStreet Enterprises

Boyle Investment Co, & Northwestern Mutual

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP

Buckingham Companies

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Regan Smith Associates, Inc.

Civil Site Design Group

Ross Bryan Associates, Inc.

Corner Partnership, LLC

Smith Gee Studio

Craig Philip & Marian Ott


Giarratana Nashville, LLC

Third Coast Design Studio

Gilbert McLaughlin Casella Architects

TMPartners, PLLC

Hardaway Construction

TTL, Inc.

H. G. Hill Realty Company, LLC

Turner Construction Company

Hodgson & Douglas, LLC

Van Pond Architect, PLLC

JE Dunn Construction





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Sponsorship Levels:

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Cornerstone Sponsor- $3,000

Voussoir Sponsor- $1,500


Past Living The Plan of Nashville Events

The Plan of Nashville book cover


2013 Keynote Speaker: Arthur C. Nelson, Ph.D, FAICP


2012 Keynote Speaker: Richard Jackson, M.D., M.P.H.


2011 Keynote Speaker: Diana Lind, Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief, Next American City Magazine


2010 Keynote Speaker: Maurice Cox, Former Director of the National Endowment of the Arts


2009 Keynote Speaker: Suzanne Malec-McKenna, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Environment


2008 Keynote Speaker: Honorable Mayor Karl Dean, Metropolitan Nashville


2007 Keynote Speaker: Otis White, founder and president of Civic Strategies


2006 Keynote Speaker: Carol Coletta, president & CEO of CEOs for Cities


2005 Living The Plan of Nashville Event



2005 The Plan of Nashville Book Signing 


2004 The Plan of Nashville Unveiling




Past Living The Plan of Nashville Events


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