"What's to become of the District?" has been an often debated topic inside the Beltway amongst Washingtonians.
A bevy of thoughts and concerns related to the city's future will be discussed during a Q&A panel entitled, "Meet the 2014 DC Mayoral Candidates" slated for 5:30 p.m. at the District Architecture Center in Gallery Place/Chinatown (421 7th Street NW).
Talks on real estate in D.C. will be highlighted; but it's conceivable that areas related to crime, the city's internationally known skyline, traffic and infrastructural development, along with and education are all intertwined. just a few of the topics to be discussed gathering slated for
Douglas Fruehling, Editor of the Washington Business Journal, will moderate the panel of mayoral prospects.
Jocelyn Hart, a D.C. resident, commented, "Bringing new developments into old neighborhoods is a real balancing at, so I'd like to hear what the candidates plan to do for the city over the next several years if they get elected."
According to a press release, the panel is being hosted at the District Architecture Center by the American Institute of Architects Washington Chapter (AIA|DC), the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (POASLA), and National Capital Area Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA National Capital).
The press release also states that all candidates who are on this year's ballot has been invited.
2014 Mayoral Race:
- Carlos Allen, musician and promoter
- Muriel Bowser, Ward 4 District Councilwoman
- Jack Evans, Ward 2 District Councilman
- Vincent C. Gray, incumbent Mayor
- Reta Jo Lewis, former State Department official
- Vincent Orange, At-Large District Councilman
- Andy Shallal, artist, activist and proprietor of trendy Busboys and Poets
- Tommy Wells, Ward 6 District Councilman
You can learn more by checking out: www.aiadc.com.