St. Louis, MO
Anne McCullough is a community organizer, cultural producer and urbanist specializing in collaborative placemaking strategies. With expertise in community-based economic development, Anne's passion lies in facilitating creative strategies that incite community empowerment, activate public space and address social issues. In the professional fields of community development, urban planning and adventure travel, Anne has held several multifaceted roles, working in complex natural and urban environments.
Anne holds a Master's of Urban Planning and Development from Saint Louis University. She is a fellow of the Regional Arts Commission Community Arts and Training Institute. Anne continues to build her creative practice through documentary photography, event-driven collaborative practices and participation-based/social practice projects. Anne has led adventure tours across the continental United States and canoe expeditions on the Mississippi River.
As the administrator of the Cherokee Station Special District and Executive Director of Cherokee Street Development League, Anne builds community partnerships, facilitates social relations and directs urban development on Cherokee Street in South St. Louis, Missouri. Anne guides the development and growth of Cherokee Street through a collective, creative process, where empowerment, cultural production and equity are key indicators of success. Anne has fund raised over $250,000 for public projects, arts and youth based programming on Cherokee Street and in the surrounding neighborhoods.