144 Main St, Waterbury, CT 06762. Phone: 203 753-0381 ext 10.
The taxpayers of Waterbury spent $35.9m to restore what many call the most beautiful building in the state, our City Hall. How can civic leaders, business people, and city residents build on this great accomplishment to attract new business, new residents, and new jobs? Join us as Allen Plattus, Barbara Christen, Matt Hofstedt and Kevin Taylor discuss how we can learn from American cities have used their historic buildings to reinvent their city centers. Barbara Christen: Co-editor of Cass Gilbert, Life and Work: Architect of the Public Domain. Allen Plattus is a professor of architecture and urbanism at the Yale School of Architecture and the founder of Yale Urban Design Workshop. Matt Hofstedt, Curator of the U.S. Supreme Court. Lunch break: 12:30-2:00pm
Tours of City Hall 2-5pm. Non-Members: $5.