The Evolution of Dorothea Dix Park

PENC Central Carolina Chapter Presents:


The Evolution of Dorothea Dix Park


Kate Pearce, AICP
Senior Planner and Project Manager, Dorothea Dix Park

City of Raleigh


Thursday, April 19, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm



18 Seaboard 

(18 Seaboard Ave #100, Raleigh, NC 27604)

Program Cost:
Member: $30
Non-Member: $40 
Government Employee/ Student: $20

Program Overview:

Lunch Program (1 PDH): The Evolution of Dorothea Dix Park

Nearly two decades in the making, Dorothea Dix Park, is charting a path to become America’s next great urban park. This presentation will focus on the park’s evolution (its history and legacy) and the master plan process currently underway.


Lunch Speakers:      
Kate Pearce, AICP

Senior Planner and Project Manager, Dorothea Dix Park, City of Raleigh

Kate Pearce is the Senior Planner for Dorothea Dix Park for the City of Raleigh.  As the project manager, she is responsible for the stewardship, use and future planning of the park.  Prior to joining the City, she worked as both an urban planning and business management consultant.  Her consultant work took her across the country and around the globe.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a MBA from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi and a Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Kate is Texsippian-- Part Texan, part Mississippian but now calls Raleigh home!


PDHs: 1 PDH (Note: While PENC offers Professional Development Credit for this program, it is up to each Professional Engineer to determine if the content is relevant to his/her individual practice and suitable for his/her continuing education.)

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Upcoming PENC-CCC Meetings

Tuesday May 8th PENC-CCC Meeting

5:30 pm – 7:30pm @ 18 Seaboard – Topic: NCBELS Update


4/19/2018 - 4/19/2018
18 Seaboard Ave
Raleigh, NC 27604 United States


Thursday, 19 April 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
4/19/2018 11:30 AM

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