Town Square

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About Town Square

Town Square is a Seattle Channel series dedicated to connecting people and ideas. With lectures, debates, and forums recorded around the city at places such as Town Hall, the Seattle Public Library, and the Central District Forum of Arts and Ideas, Town Square brings interesting and provocative conversations to cable TV and the web.

Town Square: How Can Seattle Grow More Public Outdoor Space?
Town Square: How Can Seattle Grow More Public Outdoor Space?

People are flocking to Seattle to live and work, but they need public spaces where they play, reflect, exercise and grow. Thriving metros everywhere are struggling to make the most of available public land: parks and plazas, streets and sidewalks, shorelines and school campuses. Learn from national experts and local leaders about strategies to create more outdoor space for people.


Sam Assefa, Director, Seattle Office of Planning & Community Development


Uwe Brandes, Executive Director, Urban and Regional Planning Program, Georgetown University

Mami Hara, General Manager/CEO, Seattle Public Utilities

Thatcher Bailey, Seattle Parks Foundation


KUOW's Posey Gruener