Release Date: February 12,2015

State of Downtown Hampton Dinner

State of Downtown Hampton Dinner

With Ethan Kent, Senior Vice President, Project for Public Spaces, and Hampton Mayor George Wallace

Hampton, Va. – The Downtown Hampton Development Partnership is pleased to announce Ethan Kent, Senior Vice President for Project for Public Spaces, will be the keynote speaker at the State of Downtown dinner on February 17, 2015 at 5:30 p.m., at the Hampton Marina Crowne Plaza, located at 700 Settlers Landing Road, in Downtown Hampton.

In his 17 years at Project for Public Spaces, Mr. Kent has traveled to more than 750 cities and 55 countries to advance the cause of placemaking and public spaces, and he has been integral to the development of placemaking as a transformative approach to economic development, environmentalism, transportation planning, governance and design.

Hampton Mayor George Wallace will also present his vision for Downtown Hampton, as well as review upcoming and current projects downtown.