Christina Harris - Staff member - Metropolitan Planning Council

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Christina Harris

Christina rejoined MPC in 2018, having previously served as a member of the organization’s development team. Prior to rejoining MPC, Christina practiced landscape architecture and urban planning throughout the Midwest, with a particular focus on facilitating community discussions and integrating resident engagement into planning and landscape frameworks.

Christina received her master’s degree in landscape architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. At MPC, she leverages her knowledge of landscape architecture with past experience working at urban policy and planning organizations to help develop sustainable, pragmatic solutions for communities and cities. As a designer, she has previously worked on projects at a range of scales, from managing subregional and neighborhood plans to detail design for parks and plaza spaces.

Originally from the East Coast, Christina has lived in the City of Chicago for more than 10 years.

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    • May 18, 2021

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Christina Harris Director of Land Use and Planning
312 863 6041


Master in Landscape Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

B.A. in Anthropology and Environmental Studies, Princeton University

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