San Francisco

The Past and Future City

Lunchtime Forum

Image courtesy Flickr user CorentinLeReun.

As our cities continue to grow, the potential to use historic buildings becomes greater than ever. The new book The Past and Future City addresses how historic preservation can go beyond the physical renovation and activation of old buildings and address issues like affordable housing, inequality, sustainability and displacement. Join us for a discussion about the changing role of preservation in our cities with the book’s author.

+ Stephanie Meeks / author, The Past and Future City


Free to the public

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