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Events guide: A chat with Andy Fillmore, HRM’s urban design chief

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HALIFAX – Looking for a lunch date this Tuesday? Come chat with HRM’s urban design head honcho Andy Fillmore. This Dalhousie-Harvard educated architect-come-planner-come-urban designer is the manager of the influential HRMbyDesign Downtown Plan (discussed in detail in a Spacing Atlantic four-part series) and also happens to be the lead urban design advisor on both the proposed New Central Library project and World Trade and Convention Centre site.

Currently, Andy is set to take a leading role in creating a masterplan to redesign the infamous Cogswell Interchange. Now is as good a time as ever to meet Andy and voice your questions, concerns and congrats on the present and future plans for Halifax. Remember to dress ‘smart casual,’ since the talk is hosted by the Halifax Club.

WHAT: A Conversation with Andy Fillmore, HRM Urban Design Project Manager
WHERE: The Halifax Club, 1682 Hollis Street, Halifax
WHEN: Tuesday, February 16th @ noon
HOW MUCH: $19.95
REGISTER: to register, go to their website

photo by DrWatts, member of the Spacing Atlantic flickr pool.