Starling Childs



Fellow since 2014

Starling Childs is currently the founder of, an online hub for comparing development activity and listing new real estate development opportunities for cities. Star has more than 8 years of experience as a designer and consultant involved with a variety of urban growth strategies, master plans and real estate development projects. Previously educated in landscape architecture at Cornell University, Star recently completed his Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. While at Yale, Star decided to explore the potential for using technology to help facilitate the types of planning and real estate development activities that strengthen downtown communities. The result of this is Citiesense.