The Chicago Central Area Committee (CCAC) has a long history of influencing strategic planning choices in Chicago. Members share an interest in supporting activities that strengthen the City’s competitive edge and enhances Chicago's urban quality of life. Since its founding, CCAC members have worked in partnership with the City of Chicago on major plans that focus on the development of the downtown area and the surrounding neighborhoods. CCAC remains committed to being at the forefront of creating the City’s identity, and hosts annual Initiatives and Charrettes to help provide cutting-edge solutions to the City's evolving challenges. View our past work by clicking through the gallery below.