Jonathan F. P. Rose

Jonathan F. P. Rose, TEDxWashingtonSquare, 10.15.16

JONATHAN F. P. ROSE's business, public policy and not-for-profit work all focus on creating more environmentally, socially and economically resilient cities. In 1989, Mr. Rose founded Jonathan Rose Companies LLC, a multi-disciplinary real estate development, planning, and investment firm, with mission to develop communities that enhance opportunity for all. The firm has won awards from a wide range of notable organizations including: the Urban Land Institute, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Architects. Mr. Rose has served as an Advisor to the White House Office of Urban Affairs and is a Trustee of Enterprise Community Partners and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Mr. Rose and his wife Diana Calthorpe Rose are the co-founders of the Garrison Institute.  Mr. Rose graduated from Yale University in 1974 with a B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy, and received a Masters in Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania in 1980. He is the author of The Well Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations and Human Behavior Teach us About the Future of Urban Life.