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Chris Hong, AICP-C

Chris Hong, AICP-C

Associate Planner

Minneapolis, MN


  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Science, Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management Policy, Planning, Law and Society Track, University of Minnesota



  • American Institute of Certified Planners - Candidate

Chris Hong is an Associate Planner based in the Minneapolis office. A year-round bike commuter, she is passionate about creating environments safe for cyclists and pedestrians. She is particularly interested in finding creative solutions to tailored to local, neighborhood level issues. Chris completed her master’s degree in urban and regional planning at the University of Minnesota and worked as a graduate planning intern at Asakura Robinson during her final year. She received her B.S. in Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management. Chris is originally from Anchorage and Los Angeles but has lived in beautiful Minneapolis for 14 years.

In her free time, Chris enjoys eating dessert, going on long, aimless walks and doing house chores while listening to podcasts.

Q & A

What’s your favorite type of community engagement activity?
Bringing people together through food.

If you could work on a project anywhere in the world where would it be?
My hometown – Koreatown in Los Angeles

If you had a superpower to make a bigger impact on communities/ cities/ or environments what superpower would you have?
The ability to get funding for any project I choose.

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