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Central Health Gathers Community Feedback through Placemaking Workshop for Brackenridge Campus Redevelopment

What: Central Health and the Project for Public Places (PPS), an internationally recognized nonprofit planning and design organization with experience in Travis County, are hosting a visioning workshop about the Central Health Brackenridge Campus to continue to help shape the future of the 14.3-acre downtown site. Central Health is creating a new healthy downtown neighborhood specifically designed to help improve the health and wellness of Travis County residents and generate revenue to continue to pay for health care services for generations to come. The workshop is part of Central Health’s ongoing community engagement around the redevelopment of the property.

What: PPS will provide a brief update on the public marketplace, a centerpiece of the campus, before attendees break out into small groups to tour different areas of the campus and participate in an interactive place-making game. Note: Because space is limited, participants were required to RSVP. The workshop is currently full.

When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 4 – 7 p.m.
• 4 p.m. – Introductions and overview of Brackenridge Campus redevelopment
• 4:15 p.m. – PPS presentation
• 5 p.m. – Interactive place-making game and walking tour
• 5:45 p.m. – Small group sessions
• 6:15 p.m. – Group reporting
• 7 p.m. – Adjourn

Where: Dell Medical School’s Health Learning Building Auditorium, 1501 Red River Street, Austin, 78701 (next to the new Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas).

Who: Christie Garbe, Central Health VP & Chief Strategy Officer, Juan Garza, Central Health VP of Finance and Development; Leaders from Project for Public Spaces. Please note – this is not a press conference. The media is invited to attend and report on the placemaking workshop and walking tour.

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