June 12 Political Party

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Cross-posted from Political Party blog:


Two downtowns. Two different challenges. One thing in common: a condo boom. Can Tampa introduce urban living to its presently deserted-after-5 downtown? How does St. Petersburg maintain its thriving cultural and ethnic diversity downtown once property values hit the condo roof?

Join the Planet’s political editor Wayne Garcia and a panel of experts involved in those questions every day as we look at two downtowns on the verge of change.

Monday, June 12, at the Shimberg Theater in the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center
7 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

Our panelists include:
Christine Burdick, Tampa Downtown Partnership
Bob Jeffrey, director of Urban Planning and Historic Preservation, St. Petersburg
Greg Minder, president of Intown Group, urban residential developers
Don Shea, St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership
and possibly more …

Sponsors: Jobsite Theater and


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