Oakland

Learning From Seattle

12:30 p.m. | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Photo by flickr user Jonathan Miske

With a long-running tech boom, fast-rising housing costs, urban growth boundaries to preserve open space at the region’s edge, and plans to remove a freeway to open up the waterfront, Seattle has much in common with the Bay Area. Yet there are key differences, such as the absence of Prop. 13 and state housing growth targets prevalent in their local plans. Hear what key lessons our region can learn from the Emerald City.

+ Benjamin Grant / SPUR
+ Ratna Amin / SPUR
+ Alyssa Kies / SPUR
+ Egon Terplan / SPUR

Location

SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900

Admission

free for SPUR members
$10 for non-members

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

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Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

 

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