Citizens Coordinate 
for Century 3

 Previous Breakfast Dialogues:

October 22, 2015

C-3's Balboa Park Centennial Breakfast Dialogue Series: 

The Next 100 Years of Architecture and Design in San Diego

This Archtoberfest Breakfast Dialogue focused on the future of architecture and design in San Diego. Up and coming designers weighed in on grand visions, whimsical plans and novel ideas proposed for the San Diego region. From a new stadium village to “Wings of Freedom” to an air tram connecting downtown and Balboa Park, our city’s young leaders explored the merits and absurdities of thinking big about our future.


Rob Quigley, FAIA


Brandon Martella, RNT Architects

David Michael, Tecture Design + Fabrication

Maxine Ward, Studio E Architects

Jenica Wolden, Skyport Studio

PowerPoint Presentation


October 30, 2014

C-3's Balboa Park Centennial Breakfast Dialogue Series: 

A Century of Building San Diego


 Mediator:  Phil Pryde, Emeritus Professor of Geography, San Diego State University

  • San Diego Downtown: Kim Kilkenny on the downtown historical change from the bustling Spreckels street car era through the downtrodden days of the 1970’s to Horton Plaza and subsequent redevelopment resulting in the downtown urban center of today
  • NTC to Liberty Station: Kim Elliott on the historical but changing significance of the Naval Training Center to the Liberty Station urban village of today
  • Mission Valley: Frank Wolden on the evolution from dairy farms and riparian river beds to a gridlock of freeways, malls, stadiums and condominiums.
  • Coronado Bridge: Bruce Linder on the days of “resort era” Coronado served by ferries to the growth of North Island with the opening of San Diego’s Iconic Coronado Bridge.
  • Suburbia: Mark Steele on the explosion of bedroom communities throughout our region and how we’ve tried to mitigate their impacts.
  • UCSD and Growth of the Biotechs: Boone Hellmann on the iconic institution that UCSD has become and the economic boon of the biotech industry it has spawned.

 PowerPoint Presentation 

March 27, 2014

San Diego's Regional Leadership Responds to the Changing Climate



Jason Anderson, President, CleanTECH San Diego

 PowerPoint Presentation


Nicola Hedge, Director, Climate Initiative, The San Diego Foundation

PowerPoint Presentation


Brendan Reed, Environmental Resource Manager, City of Chula Vista

PowerPoint Presentation




February 27, 2014

Diving into the Governor's Plan to Solve our Water Crisis



Dennis Cushman, Assistant General Manager, San Diego County Water Authority

PowerPoint Presentation


Andrew Poat, Consultant, California Resource Agency

PowerPoint Presentation



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