Neighborhood GroupNeighborhood Coalition Group presents in the Design Gallery.



Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing 17,000 members in 48 professional chapters and 68 student chapters. The Society's mission is to lead, to educate, and to participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environments.

Association for Community Design

A network of individuals, organizations, and institutions committed to increasing the capacity of planning and design professions to better serve communities, ACD serves and supports practitioners, educators, and organizations engaged in community-based design and planning.

Congress for the New Urbanism

The leading organization promoting walkable, neighborhood-based development as an alternative to sprawl, CNU takes a proactive, multi-disciplinary approach to restoring our communities. Whether it's bringing restorative plans to hurricane-battered communities in the Gulf Coast, turning dying malls into vibrant mixed-use neighborhoods, or reconnecting isolated public housing projects to the surrounding fabric, new urbanists provide leadership in community building.

American Planning Association

The American Planning Association and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, are dedicated to advancing the art, science and profession of good planning — physical, economic and social — to create communities that offer better choices for where and how people work and live.

American Institute of Architects

Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.



Peer Organizations


Reconnect Rochester is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization staffed and advised by a combination of ordinary citizens and experts who believe in a future where mobility is sustainable, accessible and equitable across Monroe County.



Hinge Neighbors is dedicated to bridging connections and conversations among neighbors, institutions, and municipalities. They involve and organize residents and community partners to create a cohesive neighborhood using a transparent planning process.



Greentopia creates and sustains urban green space to inspire positive change in individual lives, mobilizing our strong network of volunteers, partners, and donors.


The Climate Solutions Accelerator is an inclusive, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to inspiring and facilitating a large-scale climate mobilization in the nine-county Genesee-Finger Lakes Region.



RocGrowth is a grassroots, volunteer organization with 3,000 followers dedicated to empowering the New Rochester, showcasing our communities leading innovators and entrepreneurs, instigating “Creative Collisions” and promoting social equity.