DCRP’s Gavin Smith talking to a packed open house at the Princeville Design presentation.
Almost one year later, North Carolina cities continue to cope with the effects of Hurricane Matthew. The Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence has partnered with the Town of Princeville, Edgecombe County, the NC State College of Design, and NC Emergency Management to help design a future for Princeville that reflects community needs and respects history. “Our goal is to partner with the people of Princeville and together develop a workable plan for a community that is flood resilient, attractive, safe and welcoming,” said Gavin Smith, Carolina Planning professor and director of the Coastal Resilience Center, who is leading the Princeville design workshop. Learn more