JAMES CORNER, CIVIC CENTER PARKS DESIGNER, TO SPEAK HERE
Landscape architect James Corner, whose firm is designing Santa Monica’s Civic Center parks, “will draw from his experiences exploring the intersection between urbanism and landscape design to discuss the importance of parks to urban settings” in an appearance in the Martin Luther King, Jr. auditorium at the Santa Monica Public Library on Monday, June 13, at 7 pm.
James Corner Field Operations has done many projects abroad as well as in this country. His “High Line” in New York City, a 1.5 mile park installed on an abandoned elevated railway on the west side of New York, has won rave reviews.
His appearance is being sponsored by the Santa Monica Recreation & Parks Commission. Admission is free. Seating is limited.RSVPs are recommended. RSVPccs@smgov.net.
The MLK Jr Auditorium is wheelchair accessible. To request a disability-related accommodation, please call 310-458-8310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org at least 3 business days in advance. The Main Library (601 Santa Monica Blvd) is served by Big Blue Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 & 10.