Come join NCDC for the annual kick-off to Park(ing) Day -- Skyline Social. Claim your spot and begin planning your creative and engaging parklets. This year, we are excited to unveil new options for parklet locations!
PARK(ing) Day is an internationally recognized event where parking spots in various cities and towns are transformed into pocket parks and parklets.
On June 25th, join the Nashville Civic Design Center for the public release of the Affordable Housing 101 report, the companion presentation slide deck, and the Game of Rent - a gamified teaching tool for building empathy and understanding about housing. The Game of Rent puts real, local data around what it takes to live in different neighborhoods. Roll the dice and be dealt a hand, then make the most of your situation in a race to find an apartment you can afford.
The June Urban Design Forum continues our focus on creating successful public spaces in Nashville and will feature a preview of the upcoming Reclaiming Public Space Vol. 2 report. This study explores improving existing public spaces and the opportunity to create new spaces for an ever-growing city. Project sites include Lafayette Street, Gay Street, 1st Avenue, the Riverfront and other sites throughout Downtown Nashville.
Join NCDC and Conexión Américas for PechaKucha Vol. 32: “Mexico Perspectives | Perspectivas” to hear inspiring stories about Mexico’s culture, design, history and more! People who have lived and visited Mexico experienced its spirit, charm, and architecture; and have brought back narratives to inspire the future of Nashville.