Over 300 people turned out at the College for Creative Studies to participate in CREATE: Detroit, the inaugural ideas fest on place making and cities, led by world-renowned urbanist and professor Richard Florida and sponsored by Rock Ventures.
This month a new idea festival for city buildings and urbanists will take place in Detroit. The inaugural CREATE: Detroit will feature several key speakers sharing best practices and ideas for how to build creative and more inclusive cities.
What lessons can we learn from Detroit’s and other cities’ struggles to remake themselves? That is the question that will be at the heart of CREATE: Detroit, the first of what will become an annual ideas fest. Hosted by the renowned urbanist Richard Florida and the Creative Class Group in partnership with Rock Ventures, Shinola, M1/DTW, and Planterra, the program will bring together city builders, city leaders, place makers and urbanists from across North America to share their insights and best practices for building and rebuilding more creative and inclusive cities.
Leading city builders and urbanists from around the world will gather in Detroit later this month to share ideas and best practices for how to build creative, inclusive cities. Create: Detroit, hosted by urban studies theorist Richard Florida, the director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto, as well as Creative Class Group and presenting sponsor Detroit-based Rock Ventures LLC, is billed as an ideas festival.
Rock Ventures and Creative Class Group Partner to Bring CREATE: Detroit to Motown. As the city is rising and reurbanizing, Detroit will host the inaugural CREATE:Detroit, an ideas festival featuring leading city builders and urbanists from across the globe,to share best practices and ideas for how to build creative and more inclusive cities, on Tuesday, June 30 from 2:00-6:30 p.m. at the College for Creative Studies.
Detroit will host the inaugural CREATE: Detroit festival in June, an event intended to bring together city builders and municipal planning experts from around the nation to share best practices on how to build inclusive and creative urban districts.
At the first annual Create: Detroit, by the Creative Class Group and sponsored by Rock Ventures, he will moderate panels with city-leaders, city-builders, place-makers, urbanists, and urban journalists from across North America, who will share what they’ve learned from their own ventures and observations in Miami, San Francisco, Toronto, New York, Las Vegas, and of course Detroit.