Flatiron Talk Tuesday - Site City Future, Flatiron South Public Plaza, Tuesday, 16. July 2019

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID), in collaboration with General Assembly and local institutions and businesses, presents eight weeks of free education classes on the Flatiron South Public Plaza.

Site City Future | Van Alen Institute 
Site City Future  asks, how can the city design for livability while competing in a global economy? In what ways can design support the essential values that make New York a great city? What planning and design policies can promote a more inclusive approach to growth? 
Site City Future will explore the impacts of future development on both the city’s physical character and the well-being of citizens through three lenses:
The Site: Connection to Place
The City: We Live on an Island
The Future: The Role of Design


The Flatiron Summer Series, is a series of free community programming for the neighborhood, by the neighborhood, including free educational & cultural talks on Talk Tuesdays, free fitness classes on Wellness Wednesdays, and nostalgic games and performances on Throwback Thursdays. For a full list of free classes, activities, and entertainment on the Flatiron Public Plazas, visit .



ABOUT VAN ALEN INSTITUTE
At Van Alen Institute, we believe design can transform cities, landscapes, and regions to improve people’s lives.
We collaborate with communities, scholars, policymakers, and professionals on local and global initiatives that rigorously investigate the most pressing social, cultural, and ecological challenges of tomorrow.
Building on more than a century of experience, we develop cross disciplinary research, provocative public programs and inventive design competitions.

ABOUT THE FLATIRON/23RD STREET PARTNERSHIP
The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID), formed in 2006, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the area's reputation as one of New York's most vital and exciting neighborhoods. This is accomplished by maintaining a clean and safe environment for the district's businesses, residents, and visitors; by spearheading area improvement projects; and by marketing the diverse businesses and retail options in this vibrant and historic neighborhood.

ABOUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY
General Assembly (GA) is a global educational company on a mission to empower a global community to pursue work they love. Focusing on the most relevant and in-demand skills across data, design, business, and technology, GA is confronting a skills gap through best-in-class instruction and providing access to opportunities.
GA works with students online and in person across 15 campuses in 4 continents. GA also works with companies as partners in course development and graduate placement as well as helps companies stay competitive in today's digital landscape. Additionally, GA’s focus on affordable and accessible education combined with our education-to-employment approach is helping to create a diverse talent pipeline.

Tuesday, 16. July 2019, Flatiron South Public Plaza, Flatiron Talk Tuesday - Site City Future

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