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Dawveed Scully


Dawveed Scully is a Managing Deputy Commissioner at the City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development and an adjunct professor at IIT College of Architecture. Trained as an architect and urbanist, Dawveed has a strong passion to make design a strong tool to enhance the lives of everyday people. He has experience working on a variety of projects from vision strategies that create a framework to move forward to developing implementation strategies that allow those visions to be realized. He does this by facilitating robust collaboration between stakeholders, local government, and empowering citizens into the design process. Dawveed is a graduate of IIT College of Architecture and was awarded the Crain’s Chicago Business 40 under 40 2020, Leadership Greater Chicago Class of 2021, and ULI Chicago Young Visionary Award in 2018.