Cynthia Nikitin

Resilient Places Consultant

Cynthia is the recently retired Senior Vice-President Project for Public Places. Part of the founding group of planners, designers, and architects at Project for Public Spaces, Cynthia has a special passion for the social fabric and organizational structures in rural communities. She directed the National Endowment for the Arts Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design for six years and has consulted with libraries across North America on strategies for transforming them into great community anchor destinations.