The Rebuilding of New Orleans: Are There New York Precedents?

A Symposium on Real Estate and Urban Vision
At Baruch College, Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 5:30 pm

WHAT: A symposium on the economic, political and planning issues confronting New Orleans as it begins the process of rebuilding. Can New Orleans learn key lessons from New York’s post 9/11 experience? Sponsors: The Newman Real Estate Programs, Undergraduate Real Estate Club and the School of Public Affairs, Baruch College.

WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2005 at 5:30 pm.

WHERE: The Newman Conference Center
Baruch College
151 E. 25 Street (b. Third Ave. & Lex. Ave.)
New York City

WHO: Arthur Garvin, former VP for Planning, Design and Development, Lower Manhattan Development Corp., Adjust Prof. of Urban Planning and Management, Yale University; Commissioner at the NYC Planning Commission, 1995-2004. Keynote Address Panelists:
Wade Ragan, former director, Real Estate Market Data Center and Prof. of Finance, The University of New Orleans
Lynne Sagalyn, Prof. Real Estate Development and Planning, The Wharton School of Business.
Peter Burns, Prof. of Political Science, Loyola University, New Orleans
Dr. Mark Muro, Senior Analyst, the Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institute
Charles A. Shorter, Principal, Ernst & Young

Moderator: John Goering, Prof. of Public Affairs and Dept. of Real Estate. Baruch College

Special Thanks: Vornado Realty Trust

Contact: Zane Berzins