The Walkable City

By Sun Coast Section, APA Florida (other events)

Monday, June 29 2015 6:00 PM 9:00 PM EDT

Join us for an evening with internationally-renowned city planner and walkability expert Jeff Speck. Lecture and book signing followed by a casual reception.

Refreshments provided courtesy of the Oxford Exchange.

A limited number of signed copies of Walkable City will be available for sale following the lecture. To reserve your copy please call the Bookstore at the Oxford Exchange at 813.253.0222.

Please note this is a ticketed event and space is limited. Advance registration is highly recommended. All proceeds will go to benefit the Live Move Student Group at the University of South Florida.


  • 6:00 PM   Doors Open
  • 6:30 PM   Lecture begins
  • 7:30 PM   Reception and book signing

This event is presented by:

  • Live Move Student Group at the University of South Florida
  • Sun Coast Section, American Planning Association Florida Chapter (1.0 AICP CM Credit Pending)
  • CNU Tampa Bay - A regional group of the Florida Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism
  • The Oxford Exchange


To learn more about Jeff, visit

Principal, Speck & Associates LLC

Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who advocates internationally for more walkable cities.  As Director of Design at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 through 2007, he presided over the Mayors' Institute on City Design and created the Governors' Institute on Community Design.  Prior to his federal appointment, Mr. Speck spent ten years as Director of Town Planning at DPZ & Co., the principal firm behind the New Urbanism movement. Since 2007, he has led Speck & Associates, a boutique planning firm that specializes in making American downtowns thrive.
With Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Mr. Speck is the co-author of The Smart-Growth Manual and the “modern classic” Suburban Nation, which the Wall Street Journal calls "the urbanist's bible.”  His latest book, Walkable City–which the Christian Science Monitor calls “timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work” –was the best selling city-planning book of 2013-14.


Mailing Address

2017 Delta Blvd., Ste. 201 Tallahassee, FL 32302