APA Missouri Chapter


Wednesday, November 29, 2017
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. CST

Kansas City, MO, United States

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Orchestrated Urbanism: The Race-Built City is a timely topic that both impacts and resonates with the design community. Research will be presented about Kansas City and the damaging role that racial covenants, red-lining, school desegregation and finally, urban renewal played in shaping not only our cities but our social understandings of the communities. 

The discussion will be supplemented by powerpoint material providing relevant maps, historical photographs, and statistics related to the effects of red lining.  A question and answer forum will follow the formal presentation. 

The presentation will cover the following areas: 

-Provide an understanding of the role that redlining has had on the historical development of Kansas City and similar cities, 

-Provide a greater context for how existing city, state, and local policies are a reaction to historical red lining, and 

-Outline steps that should be taken to respond to the historical fabric and development patterns left by red lining. 


Gwendolyn Grant

Gwendolyn Grant is President and CEO of the Urban League of Kansas City. Read More

Kate Colligan

Kate Colligan a partner at HR&R Advisors, and is an advisor with the ULI/National League of Cities’ Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use, and has served on the faculty of the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She is a graduate of Columbia University, and ... Read More

Tyler Cukar, AICP

Tyler Cukar, AICP, joined FXFOWLE in 2015 as an Urban Designer. Emphasizing the fundamental aspects that shape a place—questions of “who” in addition to “what"—Tyler strives to understand the particularities of every project's social, economic, and physical constraints. He is adept at working with communities, promoting integration ... Read More

Contact Info

Tom Worker-Braddock, AICP, tworkerbraddock@olssonassociates.com