Terry Steven Wendt
July 28, 2015

WendtTerry Steven Wendt, RA, AICP, CT&PP Research Associate on Transit-Oriented Development, has over 35 years of experience as an advisor to city governments and the private sector on complex, mixed-use, urban and suburban development districts and planning. His practice is based in Chicago.

Mr. Wendt’s public sector work includes the Downtown Plan for the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the central-area plan for Oak Brook, Illinois, a rapid transit plan serving Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, the formulation of development guidelines for the Chicago Transit Authority, and a mass transit station-area development plan for Attleboro, Massachusetts.

His private sector work includes development planning for the Power & Light District, a 10-block mixed-use private development in Kansas City, Missouri, and multi-family, mixed-income residential projects in New Brunswick, New Jersey; Chicago; Durham, North Carolina; Norfolk, Virginia; and Akron, Ohio; as well as a current retail- residential town center project in Libertyville, Illinois. He is also leading a private sector initiative to develop high-speed rail in America’s midwest.

Mr. Wendt holds Masters Degrees in City Planning and Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota. He served as first elected chair of the New Urbanism Division of the American Planning Association.

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