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Annis Sengupta, Senior Planner

As a Senior Planner, Annis Sengupta's work focuses on arts and culture in urban design and planning projects, emphasizing organizational innovation and strategic planning. Over the past ten years, Ms. Sengupta has worked with a range of clients from community-based organizations to large institutions and municipal governments. She enjoys tackling complex planning problems and using arts and culture to make cities and communities more equitable, creative and interesting places.


Annis Sengupta has worked on a variety of urban design and strategic planning projects at Community Partners Consultants including two studies for the Boston Redevelopment Authority: an analysis of cultural and non-profit "Facilities of Public Accommodation" for the Boston waterfront and a Waterfront Activation Plan for the Charlestown Navy Yard. She most recently participated in the feasibility study for artists' space in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. In addition, previous strategic planning projects with Community Partners include a plan for Springfield Technical Community College and the National Park Service and a strategic business plan for Artists For Humanity, an arts organization that trains Boston youth in arts and entrepreneurship, for expansion of their proposed Creative Industries EpiCenter. In addition, as a doctoral student in city planning at MIT, she led student teams in a variety of client-based projects, including a project for the St. Claude Main Street organization in New Orleans and a redevelopment plan for Needham Street in Newton, Massachusetts.


Ms. Sengupta graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts in architecture from Yale University in 2001 and completed a Master of City Planning focused on city design and development at MIT in 2004 where she was awarded the AICP Outstanding Student Award. Currently, she is completing her doctorate in city planning at MIT where she is finishing her dissertation on the relationship between immigration, cultural identity and politics in cities.



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