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

Current Initiatives

Upcoming Events

On June 27, candidates interested in the Forefront Fellowship are welcome to attend an information session to learn more about the program.
Join us for a roundtable discussion on building clean energy in our neighborhoods with Ben Kleinbaum, Gita Nandan, Trevor Reynolds, Youngjin Song and Anika Wistar-Jones.
The Forum is celebrating another successful year of programming and marking the 400th anniversary of New York City’s founding with our annual Action Dinner. 


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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.