Daniel Howe, FASLA, AICP manages a consulting firm in Raleigh, NC, Perry Street
Studio, LLC, specializing in facilitating solutions for the physical design of public space.
He also serves as Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Landscape Architecture
program at NC State University, where he offers a course entitled Community Design:
Landscape Architecture, City Planning and the Public Realm. Dan has
extensive experience in city planning and municipal government, having served as
Assistant City Manager for the City of Raleigh among a variety of other planning-related
roles. Dan was recently part of a design team led by Michael Van Valkenburgh
Associates to develop a master plan for the Dorothea Dix Park in central Raleigh.
Dan began his involvement with Hillsborough Street as a graduate research assistant
working with the University Neighborhood Planning Council in 1985. In his role as
planner for the City of Raleigh he designed the Pedestrian Business Overlay Zoning
District standards, first applied on Hillsborough Street, that received an Outstanding
Planning Award from the NC Chapter of the American Planning Association.
Dan holds a Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from NCSU and a Bachelor of
City Planning Degree from the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia. He
was elected to the American Society of Landscape Architects College of Fellows in
2014, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Appalachian Trail
Conservancy, as well as on Raleigh’s Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Commission and the
Wake County Citizens Energy Commission.