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Nathan Cherry

VP, Director of Planning and Urban Design at RTKL


Nate Cherry has over 25 years of industry experience and has served as the leader of RTKL’s planning and urban design group in Los Angeles since 2005. He graduated with his Bachelor of Architecture from Tulane University and his Master of Architecture and Urban Design from Harvard University. He specializes in large urban revitalization, transit oriented development, sports and entertainment districts and airport planning. Nate is an accomplished author and has published numerous articles and books on subjects related to urban resilience. He has also lectured extensively and currently teaches classes at The University of Southern California. In 2011, Nate was elevated to the American Institute of Architects’ College of Fellows.