Executive Director
Design Trust for Public Space

Susan Chin leads the Design Trust for Public Space, a nationally recognized incubator that transforms and evolves New York City’s landscape with public agencies and community collaborators since 1995. She has overseen key projects, such as Five Borough Farm, Making Midtown, Under the Elevated and Laying the Groundwork.

Prior to joining the Design Trust, Susan served as assistant commissioner for Capital Projects at NYC Department of Cultural Affairs for over 20 years, supporting more than $3 billion in new construction, revitalization and public art projects citywide. She served as 2013-2014 vice president on the American Institute of Architects board, and has received numerous awards, including AIA New York States 2013 James William Kideney Gold Medal and 2011 Del Gaudio Award and Distinguished Alumna from Ohio State University.

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New York, New York
United States