At the sold out StimULI breakfast on August 3rd at the Birchwood in St. Petersburg, speakers discussed and debated the “secret sauce” of creating, designing, and developing a district. Speakers included:
Chris Steinocher, City of St Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
Alan DeLisle: City of St. Petersburg
Richie Hughes, Clear ph
Tim Clemmons, PLACE Architecture, formerly Mesh Architecture
Jonathan Daou, Eastman Equity
As reported in a Tampa Bay Times column by Robert Trigaux: “It was a lively chat with some genuine insights and ambitions. How, for example, can the city spread downtown’s success out to St. Pete’s “districts” — 16 in all? They range from the Edge, Grand Central (the beneficiary of major zoning changes by the city) and Innovation (clustered around USF St. Pete and Johns Hopkins All Children’s) all the way south to the recently conjured Skyway Marina District anchored by employers like Ceridian and Jabil, as well as Eckerd College and Maximo Marina.”
Read the whole story at this link.