The Pyle Urban Lecture was inaugurated in 2014 to honor former Library Director Albert Pyle’s two decades of service to the library, it features urban thinkers speaking on issues important to the vitality of our city and beyond.
2014: Donald Shoup, UCLA Prof of Urban Planning, The High Cost of Free Parking
2015: Susan Silberberg, City planner, MIT Lecturer; CivicMoxie
2016: Paul Goldberger, Architecture critic and author
2017: Thursday, September 14: R.T. Rybak, former mayor of Minneapolis. Details HERE