City Design Center Overview
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City Design Center Administrators

Current

Roberta Feldman, Director and Professor, School of Architecture

Past

Brent D. Ryan, former Co-Director and Assistant Professor, Urban Planning and Policy Program
George Hemmens, former Co-Director and Professor, Urban Planning Program
Thomas Forman, former Associate Director and Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Architecture

City Design Center Staff

Current

Elizabeth Tunstall, Associate Director, Associate Professor, School of Art and Design
Peter Landon, Associate Director, Principal, Landon Bone Baker

Past

Tasneem Chowdhury, Associate Director and Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
David Brown, Associate Professor, School of Architecture
Elizabeth Kocs, Design Research Coordinator
Susanne Schnell, Visiting Faculity, Research Assistant Professor
Abraham Lentner, Assistant Director
Diane Farley, former Program Coordinator
Christina Ziegler, former Associate


Affiliated Faculty

Current

Robert Bruegmann, Professor, Department of Art History
Philip Burton, Associate Professor, School of Art and Design
Tom Forman, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Architecture
Sharon Haar, Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
Rachel Weber, Assistant Professor, Urban Planning and Policy Program
Yittayih Zelalem, Co-Director, Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood Development
Dan Wheeler, Associate Professor, School of Architecture
Philip Ashton, Assistant Professor, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Matthew Gaynor, Associate Professor, School of Art and Design

Past

Khier Al-Kodmany, Assistant Professor, Urban Planning and Policy Program
Bruno Ast, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, and Associate Dean, College of Architecture and the Arts
Jim Bash, Associate Director, CAGIS project, Department of Geography
Drew Browning, Associate Professor, School of Art and Design
Dana Buntrock, former Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
Lin Dou, Resident Librarian, UIC Library
Jane Darcovich, Director, Slide Library, College of Architecture and the Arts
Charles Hoch, Professor, Urban Planning and Policy Program
Michael Iversen, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
Phillip Kupritz, Professor, School of Architecture
Tom Lenz, former Senior Associate,Great Cities Institute
Kate Pravera, Visiting Director of Professional Education, Great Cities Institute
Katerina Ruedi, Director and Professor, School of Architecture
John Shuler, Documents Librarian, UIC Library
Janet Smith, Assistant Professor, Urban Planning and Policy Program
David Sokol, Professor, Department of Art History
David Sperling, Program Associate, Chicago Teachers’ Center
Cedric Williams, Economic Development Planner, Center for Urban Economic Development
Cheryl Wilson, Planner, Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood Development
Pat Wright, Former Associate Director, Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Neighborhood Development
Xavier Vendrell, Associate Professor, School of Architecture
Tingwei Zhang, Assistant Professor, Urban Planning and Policy Program

 

 
 


Site Design

George Gabriel, Alumnus of UIC School of Art and Design, Freelance Print/Web Designer designer@georgegabriel.com

Collaborating Organizations, Institutions, and Public Agencies

Current

Agency Metropolitan Program Services (AMPS)
Argonne National Laboratories
Association House of Chicago
Bethel New Life, Inc
Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA)
Bureau of Urban Planning and Land Management of Shenyang Municipality
Casa Central
Cabrini-Green Local Advisory Council
Chicago Community Development Corporation
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Chicago Association of Neighborhood Development Organizations (CANDO)
Chicago Department of Housing
Chicago Department of Planning and Development
Chicago Public Schools
Chicago Rehab Network
Chicago Teachers’ Center, Northeastern
Illinois University
Chinese American Development Corporation
Chinese American Service League (CASL)
City of Chicago
City of Whiting, Indiana
Civic Committee of the Commerical Club of Chicago
DevCorp North
Edbrooke Block Club
Eighteenth Street Development Corporation (ESDC)
Erie Neighborhood House
The Field Museum of Natural History
Gensler, Inc.
Greater North Pulaski Development Corporation
HICA Corporation of North Lawndale

Humboldt Park Economic Development Corporation (HPEDC)

Humboldt Park Empowerment Network

Illinois Department of Commerce and Community

Lake/Kinzie Leadership Council

Landon Associates Architects
Lawndale Business and Local Development Corporation (LBLDC)
Lawndale Christian Development Corporation (LCDC)
Lawndale Heritage Board
Malcolm X College
Marcy-Newberry Association
Metropolitan Planning Council
Nathalie P. Voorhees Center for Community
and Neighborhood Improvement
Near West Side Development Corporation (NWSDC)
Neighborhood Housing Services
Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission
Openlands Project
Resurrection Project
Shorebank Enterprises, Inc.
Simpson Alternative High School
Steans Family Foundation
State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs
Telpochcalli School
UIC Neighborhoods Initiative
University of Illinois Medical Center
Urban Planning Society of China
Urban Resources Partnership
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
West Side Consortium West Side 2000 Development Corporation
West Town Leadership United (WTLU)
Youth Service Project, Inc.


Funders

Advanced Learning Technologies in Higher Education (ALTHE)
Argonne National Laboratories
Chicago Community Trust
Chicago Association of Neighborhood Development Organizations (CANDO)
Cabrini-Green Local Advisory Council
Center of Urban Economic Development
Chicago Department of Housing
Chicago Housing Authority
City of Chicago
City of Whiting, Indiana
College of Architecture and the Arts
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Dean of the College of Architecture and the Arts
DevCorp North
The Field Museum of Natural History
Fannie Mae Foundation
Gensler, Inc.
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
HICA Corporation of North Lawndale
Humboldt Park Economic Development Corporation (HPEDC)
LISC
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Endowment for the Arts
Neighborhood Housing Services
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Shenyang Urban Construction Committee
Telpochcalli Community Education Project
University of Illinois at Chicago Office of the Provost
U.S. Department of Education Gear Up Initiative
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
USDA Forest Services, North Central Research Station
Village of Burnham, Illinois
Village of Worth, Illinois
Windows of Opportunity
Woods Fund of Chicago
Youth Services Project, Inc.

 

 

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