We connect and inspire New Yorkers to design, build and care for a better city.

Current Initiatives

Upcoming Events

Join us for a breakfast roundtable on the MTA’s 20-Year Needs Assessment with Jamie Torres-Springer.
Join us for a roundtable discussion on decarbonizing homes citywide with Chris Benedict, Paul Garrin, Diana Hernandez, Jennifer Leone, and Pallavi Mantha.
Join us for a breakfast presentation on the development of Willets Point with Andrew Kimball.
Join us on April 3 to toast the Forefront Fellows, dance, and power the next wave of community-building, boundary-pushing projects to come.


Posted — January 18, 2024
Posted — December 21, 2023
Posted — November 16, 2023

Join the Forum

Individual Membership

Our Fellows are developers, architects, planners, builders, public officials, scholars, lawyers, and journalists who are building dynamic, equitable and resilient cities.

Company Memberships

Our 50 company members are leading design, development, law, construction and engineering firms who are leading urban development in New York City and around the world.

Support Us

Our work would not be possible without the generous support of civic leaders and design champions. Whether you are interested in joining our Director’s Circle or making a one-time contribution to support our work, we welcome your support.