2013 Winners

Through its National Planning Awards program, the American Planning Association recognizes the role cutting-edge planning achievements and outstanding individual contributions play in creating communities of lasting value. Excellence Awards are granted to outstanding initiatives by planning agencies, planning teams or firms, community groups, and local authorities. www.planning.org

2013 Winners

Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan

2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan: A Vision for Northwest Indiana
Lake, Porter and LaPorte Counties, IN

HUD Secretary’s Opportunity and Empowerment Award

Owe’neh Bupingeh Preservation Plan
Ohkay Owingeh, MN

Restoring the American City: Augusta’s Laney Walker/Bethlehem
August, GA

Best Practice

Philadelphia’s Integrated Planning and Zoning Process
Philadelphia, PA

Grassroots Initiative

Cathedral City’s Environmental Conservation Division (ECD) Kids & Community Program
Cathedral City, CA


Central Riverfront Re-Birth Through Planning
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH

Public Outreach

Newberg 6th Grade Design Star Program
Newberg, OR

Environmental Planning

NYC Department of City Planning, Zone Green
New York, NY

Urban Design

Lancaster Central Market: Assessments, Guidelines, and Recommendations for Preservation and Development
Lancaster, PA

Pierre L’Efant International Planning Award

Valsequillo Initiative
Puebla, Mexico

Advancing Diversity & Social Change in Honor of Paul Davidoff

YWCA Central Alabama
Birmingham, AL

Planning Advocate

Michael Osur, Deputy Director; Roverside County Department of Public Health

Planning Firm

Goody Clancy
Boston, MA

Source: American Planning Association