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Read about CCCE’s recent planning, preservation, and urban design work:  Stamford CT South End Neighborhood Study report
CCCE’s Housing Vacancy Study has led to Ossining’s first Rent Regulations, as noted in this Lohud article

The Collective for Community, Culture, and Environment, LLC (CCCE) is a women-owned consulting business and interdisciplinary professional network based in New York City – with projects throughout the NY-NJ-CT area. CCCE has 25 Members and 5 Affiliates. We work with clients and partners that share our mission of developing a sustainable and equitable world.


CCCE works on planning, design, and research projects that further economic resilience, cultural diversity, public health, social justice, and environmental sustainability, and we help low-and-moderate-income communities shape decisions about their own environment.


We work on mission-driven projects at the nexus of Community, Culture, and Environment with public, non-profit, and private partners. Our Members and Affiliates have the following expertise:

    • Land Use/Zoning, Environmental, Health, and Preservation Planning
    • Community Planning, Community Development, and Housing Policy 
    • Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Placemaking and Public Art
    • Architecture, Interior Design and Space Planning
    • Structural Engineering
    • Financial and Real-Estate Feasibility Studies
    • Energy, Efficiency, and Resilience
    • Program Development
    • Economic and Workforce Development
    • Food System Planning

We are seasoned experts, with an average of 25 years of experience in our respective fields. Many of us extend our reach as professors, trainers and public speakers. CCCE is a certified WBE NYC enterprise.


CCCE also cultivates a large interdisciplinary professional network that includes local and national non-profit organizations, businesses, academics, and individuals – to work on pressing planning, design, and policy issues. With our partners, we co-create:

  • Policy and Design Research

  • Publications and White Papers

  • Public Conferences, Panel Discussions, and Lectures

Since 2016, CCCE’s RESEARCH and ADVOCACY NETWORK has been working on an “Anti-Displacement” research project that examines primary and secondary displacement of residents and commercial tenants due to neighborhood gentrification.