Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Save the Garment District

Designing (and Sewing) Our Future:

A Garment Center Town Hall

Hosted by Community Board Five


Tuesday, March 22

6:00-8:00 PM

Parsons - 560 7th Avenue (corner of West 40th)

2nd Fl. Auditorium

1. Introduction: William Morrish, Dean of School of Constructed Environments, Parsons

2. Briefing: Jerome Chou, Design Trust for Public Space

3. Panel Discussion Moderated by Fashion Designer Stan Herman with:

Joe Ferrara, CB#5 Board Member & Garment Center Supplier Association

Adam Friedman, Pratt Center for Community Development

Eric Gural, Newmark Knight Frank

Edgar Romney, Workers United

Yeohlee Teng, YEOHLEE Inc., CFDA, Board Member MAS

Madelyn Wils, NYC Economic Development Corporation

Sponsored by:

Community Board Five, Parsons, Pratt Center for Community Development,

Design Trust for Public Space,

Save the Garment Center, Municipal Art Society (MAS)