NVA Speakers Series Takes On Development Issues



 The Newton Villages Alliance is pleased to announce “Setting Our Course in Newton”, a new speakers series featuring expert guests covering a range of topics of interest to those concerned about community and open space preservation.  The Spring 2016 inaugural series includes a forum on Chapter 40B in Newton; lessons from West Coast community preservationists about the impact of rapid high-density residential development on gentrification and displacement; an account of one community’s experience with HUD intervention into their local land use decision-making; and a talk about the economic and environmental benefits of preservation of historic houses and other buildings.  The series is free. All are welcome to attend, and to participate in Q&A sessions with our distinguished speakers.

Julia Malakie will be moderator for the first event, on Sunday, March 6, 1pm at the Windsor Club in Waban, on “Answering 40B: The Challenge of Housing Affordability & Neighborhood Context in Newton.” More information on the flyer and on the NVA website: http://www.newtonvillagesalliance.org/speakers-series.html <http://www.newtonvillagesalliance.org/speakers-series.html>

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One Response to NVA Speakers Series Takes On Development Issues

  1. Susan Servais says:

    The rusty dilapidated fence is coming down!!!

    On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 7:32 AM, Chestnut Hill Association wrote:

    > ehpyle posted: ” The Newton Villages Alliance is pleased to announce > “Setting Our Course in Newton”, a new speakers series featuring expert > guests covering a range of topics of interest to those concerned about > community and open space preservation. The Spring 2016 ina” >

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