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Kurt Wheeler

Project for Public Spaces
Senior Project Associate
Kurt is a member of the Public Markets Program team at Project for Public Spaces and assists with program development and communications for the organization’s regional and international conferences. Kurt has assisted with managing a range of community placemaking projects, conducted research on planning and public space issues, and overseen project outreach and communications. She has also contributed to program development, communications, and logistics planning for the last two International Public Markets Conferences – London, United Kingdom (2019) and Barcelona, Spain (2015). At Pratt Institute, Kurt focused her master’s research on the relationship between street vendors and brick-and-mortar businesses in New York City, and she continues to be active in local efforts to improve policy support for vendors.