Back to Green:Creating Parks in Urban Areas: Michael Messner at TEDxCharleston

Investor and Philanthropist , Michael co-manages of Seminole Capital Partners, LP, an equity investment fund founded in 1995, and trustee (along with his wife, Jenny) of The Speedwell Foundation, which supports urban parks and education. Michael presents his ideas of how the abandoned passenger rail line and abandoned urban areas on the Charleston peninsula can be used to create parks and recreation for the city.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

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