Claire Nelischer

Project Manager

Claire’s work with the City Building Institute focuses on planning and policy to support a vibrant public realm. She has authored reports on a range of topics including street design, parks policy, and planning for civic assets, and frequently presents and writes on urban issues.

Before joining CBI, Claire was an Urban Fellow with the City of Toronto, where she contributed to the development of the City’s first Complete Streets Guidelines. Prior to this, Claire worked with non-profit organizations in Toronto and New York City focused on urban and civic issues, including Jane’s Walk, the Centre for City Ecology, and the Pratt Centre for Community Development. Claire holds a M.Sc. in City and Regional Planning from Pratt Institute and a BAH from Queen’s University.