NEXT GENERATION OF PARKS | WATER: Mark Johnson, Civitas, Inc.

Thursday, March 9, 2017 @ 7:00PM

2016-2017 Next Generation of Parks™ Season
PRESENTED BY MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO

Through the Parks Foundation’s always-free Lecture Series events, global design innovators and thought-leaders showcase the most exciting new parks destinations and delve into important issues of place affecting the Twin Cities community today.


WATER  |  Mark Johnson, FASLA
Co-founder & Principal, Civitas, Inc.
March 9, 2017 – Co-produced with the Walker Art Center

Exploring 21st century approaches to parks and public space on our urban rivers and waterfronts.

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About the speaker:
Mark Johnson is co-founder and principal of Civitas, a Denver-based landscape design and urban planning firm that has made waves throughout the United States with their work on urban waterfronts. He is a recognized thought-leader in the design of urban parks and public spaces and the reuse of brownfield and industrial sites. He led the urban design for the Los Angeles River Revitalization Master Plan and, in the Twin Cities, recently completed the Lake Effect Signature Project plan in Wayzata, Minn.


The 2016-2017 Next Generation of Parks™ Lecture Series is a Minneapolis Parks Foundation  program presented by Minnesota Public Radio and produced in partnership with the Walker Art Center and University of Minnesota Department of Landscape Architecture, with additional support from the Cynthia Froid Group.

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