Young Urbanists

Young Urbanists are members under 40 dedicated to promoting better cities and cultivating support for SPUR. They receive invitations to Ballots and Brews, special evening events, networking opportunities, workshops, tours and more.

To become a Young Urbanist, simply check the Young Urbanist box when you join or renew. There is no additional cost.

Upcoming Events

Apr
25
Tue
San Francisco

Drinks and Discourse: Gabriel Metcalf and Tom Wright

Young Urbanists 6:00 p.m.
The New York-New Jersey-Connecticut metropolitan region's Regional Plan Association (RPA) and the San Francisco Bay Area's SPUR are two of the country's most respected, and renowned, urban think tanks. Both organizations have been proactively shaping their respective regions for decades, and both are helmed by passionate, innovative individuals: Tom Wright has directed the RPA since 2001 and Gabriel Metcalf has lead SPUR since 2000. In the tenth installment of SPUR's successful Drinks and Discourse series, please join us for a...
May
3
Wed
Oakland

City Trivia Night XII

Young Urbanists 6:00 p.m.
City Trivia Night is back! Six themed rounds of searing questions relating to cities, architecture, urban planning and policy make this event the ultimate showcase of urbanist talent and planning geekery. Bring your own team of six or join up with other urbanists at the event to compete for the crown and prizes.
May
17
Wed
San Francisco

Drinks and Discourse: Christine Johnson

Young Urbanists 6:00 p.m.
Come grab a drink and hear from the key people who are shaping the region’s future. In this installment of SPUR’s newest Young Urbanist series, we sit down with SPUR’s new San Francisco Director, and current San Francisco Planning Commissioner, Christine Johnson. Come learn about her career path, how her role drives SPUR’s policy work, her vision for the future of San Francisco and more. + Christine Johnson / SPUR
May
23
Tue
San Jose

City Trivia Night 9

Young Urbanists 6:00 p.m.
City Trivia Night returns to San Jose! Six themed rounds of searing questions relating to cities, architecture, urban planning and policy make this event the ultimate showcase of urbanist talent and planning geekery. Bring your own team of six or join up with other urbanists at the event to compete for the crown and prizes.
May
25
Thu
Oakland

Drinks and Discourse: Michael Ghielmetti

Young Urbanists 6:00 p.m.
Come grab a drink and hear from the key people who are shaping the region’s future. In this installment of SPUR’s newest Young Urbanist series, we sit down with the president of Signature Development Group, the company behind the Hive and Brooklyn Basin. Hear about his career path, what it takes to develop successful projects in Oakland and how the future of the East Bay is urban. + Michael Ghielmetti / Signature Properties

Past Events