Beyond the Street: Housing and Retail Strategies Along Commercial Corridors

As vehicular-centric commercial corridors transform into healthy, pedestrian-oriented destinations with new uses, better connectivity, and enhanced safety, it is crucial that connections between neighborhoods, businesses, and the street be reinforced. In this session, hear how communities are planning for new retail, connecting existing housing to the corridor, and building new housing at a variety of price points, in an effort to create vibrant and healthy communities with strong neighborhood cohesion.



  • Rachel MacCleery, Senior Vice President (Urban Land Institute)

  • Calvin Gladney, Social Equity Fellow & Incoming President & CEO (Urban Land Institute & Smart Growth America)

  • Rochelle Carpenter, Senior Policy Analyst (Greater Nashville Regional Council)

  • David Cristeal, Housing Director (Arlington County)

  • Anwar Saleem, Executive Director (‎H Street Main Street, Inc.)

    • Tuesday, April 3 (1:45 - 3:15 pm)

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