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Nicholas Zettel

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  • Instructor
  • ​Master of Urban Planning & Policy ​

  • Geography and GIS
  • 773-325-4117
  • ​990 West Fullerton, Suite 4500
    Office 4513
    Chicago IL 60614

Master of Urban Planning & Policy, University of Illinois-Chicago
BA, Marquette University​

Nicholas Zettel is Chief of Staff at the 1st Ward Office, City of Chicago City Council, currently serving under Alderman Daniel La Spata. He leads the Ward Office land use policy, zoning analysis, economic development, and municipal finance policy in this role. Prior to this role, he served as a Research Specialist at the University of Illinois at Chicago Nathalie P. Voorhees Center, where he researched Planned Manufacturing policy, industrial redevelopment, and income inequality. Nicholas is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).   ​