Rossetti Expands Urban Planning Services, Hires Two Urban Planners


Amy Chesterton

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Southfield-based architecture firm Rosetti has recently expanded its urban planning services with the addition of two urban planners, Amy Chesterton and Alex Niehaus. 

Chesterton, Rosetti’s new director of urban planning, is a certified planner and a registered landscape architect experienced in leading large-scale strategic real estate development, mixed-use districts, urban infill and adaptive reuse, and Institutional and strategic planning projects. Previously, Chesterton worked at Hamilton Anderson on Brush Park Neighborhood Development and Brewster-Douglass Transformation Master Plan. She received her bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Ohio State University. 

Niehaus has a background in urban planning and design, specializing in developing strategic and creative plans for cities, districts, and neighborhoods. Niehaus is registered through the American Institute of Certified Planners, she received her bachelor’s degree in sports management and her master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Michigan.

Rossetti has also hired 25 new employees since March 2016. The firm now employs nearly 100 people, located in its downtown Detroit headquarters on Fort Street.

Founded in Detroit in 1969, Rossetti’s portfolio of showcase properties includes sports and entertainment, interiors, hospitality, retail, and master planning. 

Alex Niehaus

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