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Upcoming Events

TURBO Meeting - July 2017

TURBO Meeting - July 2017

Join us to talk about the upcoming TURBO projects and installations.  

July UDF - Youth Voices

July UDF - Youth Voices

This Urban Design Forum features the Design Your Neighborhood program where high school students will display their self-directed neighborhood improvement projects.  There will also be presentations by selected students and alumni of the DYN program.

PechaKucha Night - Vol. 25: Shaping an Artful Community

PechaKucha Night - Vol. 25: Shaping an Artful Community

From cutting edge galleries to new initiatives in bringing art to the community, Nashville is growing its reputation as a lab for creativity. Come hear a curated lineup of visionary thinkers and doers whose energy is likely to inspire and hasten the artistic transformation of the city.

Eventbrite - PechaKucha Night - Vol. 25: Shaping an Artful Community

TURBO Tomato Fest Installation

TURBO Tomato Fest Installation

Come visit the TURBO "Street Team" when we turn a gas station parking lot into a pedestrian zone at 5 Points.  Interested in volunteering to help us set-up for the event? Come to our upcoming TURBO meetings or fill out our volunteer interest application.

August UDF: Masterplans of Nashville

August UDF: Masterplans of Nashville

Save the date for our August Urban Design Forum where presenters will talk about the designs and importance behind master plans and site plans throughout Nashville.

Golden Cone Awards 2017

Golden Cone Awards 2017

This event is to celebrate PARK(ing) Day and to congratulate the best parklets from the 2017 PARK(ing) Day.  This years awards will also feature a presentation by Nate Hommel, the Director for Planning and Design of University City District in Philadelphia, PA. 

June UDF - Grow, Eat, Repeat

June UDF - Grow, Eat, Repeat

Our June Urban Design Forum, "Grow, Eat, Repeat," features a diverse panel of professionals that will discuss food systems throughout Nashville including; sustainable farming practices, improving healthy food access, and the effort to diminish food waste. 

Past Events

Pets Welcome: Franklin

Pets Welcome: Franklin

This weekend, more than 80 local businesses in Downtown Franklin will open their doors to pets and those who love them. Created in partnership with Downtown Franklin Association, City of Franklin, Nashville Civic Design Center, Williamson County Animal Center, Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Mars Petcare, these organizations are partnering to host a community event that celebrates the launch of the city’s “Pets Welcome” business pilot program, which will test and evaluate the benefits of having pets in more places – including increasing social connections, a stronger sense of community and even contributing to customer loyalty.

TURBO Meeting - June 2017

TURBO Meeting - June 2017

Join us to talk about the upcoming TURBO projects and installations!

Skyline Social

Skyline Social

The Nashville Civic Design Center will host the annual kick-off to PARK(ing) Day with a Skyline Social!  Come and claim your parking spot and, begin hatching plans to create the most creative and engaging parklets ever; plus ponder where you'd want to display your Golden Cone if you are selected as a 2017 winner! 

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