Designer takes walk into Oklahoma City's future
Amongst downtown residents and new urbanists, Jeff Speck has quickly become something akin to a rock star. When he spoke recently at the Skirvin Hilton, the crowd overflowed into the hallway just to hear his thoughts on how to make downtown Oklahoma City a more vibrant place to work, live and play — and to do all that walking, above ground, place to place.Speck is considered a pioneer in "new urbanism,” and was director of town planning at Duany Plater-Zyberk & Co, the firm that designed new urbanist communities including...
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