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MUSE = INSPIRATION

Muse offers inventive and inspiring solutions to help communities manage change. Muse creates processes and plans to help communities set and realize their own goals, while answering key questions of how, who, when, and how much.

STRATEGY + MOBILITY + COMMUNITY

Muse works with stakeholders, residents, and decision-makers to envision places as inclusive, vibrant, and prosperous. This includes:

• Comprehensive Plans
• Business District Analyses
• Downtown Plans
• Neighborhood Studies
• Corridor Planning
• Public Engagement
• Transit-Oriented Development
• Strategic Planning
• Zoning and Land Use
• Economic Development
• Charrette Design
• Asset Mapping
• Retainer Services
• Grant Writing

COURTNEY KASHIMA, PRINCIPAL

Courtney Kashima, AICP has 18 years of national and international planning experience in land use, zoning, economic development, transportation, and historic preservation. Adept at crafting actionable processes, policies, and partnerships she is a certified charrette facilitator. Recent clients include the City of Bloomington, IL, the Village of La Grange, IL, the Village of Forest Park, IL, and the Chicago Department of Transportation.