Nicholas Hamilton

Director of Urban Policy

Nicholas Hamilton is the Director of The American Assembly’s Cities program. There, he works closely with city leaders, researchers, and civil society groups across the country to develop more equitable, sustainable, and economically vibrant communities.  He has directed The Assembly’s projects on legacy cities, including the Legacy Cities Partnership, a national coalition working to revitalize US legacy cities.

Mr. Hamilton’s past work for Davis Brody Bond, an architecture firm, includes the master planning and architectural design of US diplomatic facilities abroad and the design and construction management of research laboratories at Columbia University.

Mr. Hamilton holds a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a BA in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley.



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