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Since 1934, Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) has been at the forefront of positive change – addressing some of the most significant challenges that have confronted our city, counties, and state. Throughout 2022, MPC has developed a new strategic plan with a strong vision for the future that builds on the good work of the past while laying the foundation for regional planning that’s designed to strengthen our impact toward a more racially equitable and economically just Chicago region.  

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Chicago, Ill. 60603
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Shaping a better, bolder, more equitable future for everyone

For more than 85 years, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) has partnered with communities, businesses, and governments to unleash the greatness of the Chicago region. We believe that every neighborhood has promise, every community should be heard, and every person can thrive. To tackle the toughest urban planning and development challenges, we create collaborations that change perceptions, conversations—and the status quo. Read more about our work »

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