We convene civic leaders to confront the defining issues in New York City’s built environment.

Current Initiatives

Upcoming Events

On October 20, join us for a discussion on how we can transform streets to support mental and physical health.
Join us to celebrate seven projects that demonstrate the power of community-led design in New York City. 
On November 2, join us for a discussion on how permanent housing can shape healthier communities. 
On November 10, join us for a tour of Lincoln Center and David Geffen Hall.


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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.

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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.