Jonathan F.P. Rose Lecture
Jonathan F.P. Rose is a real estate developer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist whose work and advocacy focuses on creating more environmentally, socially and economically resilient cities. Rose is one of the nation’s leading thinkers on the integration of environmental, social, and economic solutions to the urban issues facing us today. Mr. Rose has testified before U.S. Senate and House Committees on housing, infrastructure and environmental issues, and served as an Advisor to the White House Office of Urban Affairs.
Mr. Rose is the Founder and President of Jonathan Rose Companies, a real estate development company whose mission is “to develop communities that enhance opportunity for all.” The firm’s innovative work has won awards from a wide range of notable organizations including: the Urban Land Institute, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Architects.
Rose is the author of The Well Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations and Human Behavior Teach us About the Future of Urban Life, published by Harper Wave in 2016. In the book, Rose champions the role of cities in addressing the environmental, economic, and social challenges of the 21st century.
Wednesday, April 4 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Gasson Hall, 100
Gasson Hall, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467