APA Recognizes the 2016 Great Places in America Designees
APA’s annual list recognizes 15 Great Neighborhoods, Streets and Public Spaces
WASHINGTON, DC — The American Planning Association (APA) today announced the country’s 15 Great Places for 2016 through the organization’s national flagship program, Great Places in America, which marks the kick-off of APA’s National Community Planning Month celebration.
As part of National Community Planning Month, Great Places in America recognizes unique and exemplary streets, neighborhoods, and public spaces — three essential components of all communities. These authentic places have been shaped by forward thinking planning that showcases affordable transportation options, promotes community involvement and accessibility, and fosters economic opportunity. Continue reading