Great Places in NJ

2016 Great Places in New Jersey Designees

posted on August 14th, 2016 in Great Places in NJ

Launched in 2012, Great Places in New Jersey recognizes unique and exemplary downtowns, streets, neighborhoods and public spaces – four essential components of exceptional communities.  These places thrive as testaments to forward-thinking planning that promotes community involvement, showcases unique natural features and diverse architectural styles, fosters economic opportunity and a vision for tomorrow. This year, […]

Getting to Great

posted on November 3rd, 2014 in Great Places in NJ, News

“Getting to Great” is a video presentation developed by Professional Planners and sponsored by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-NJ) to offer a perspective on how good planning can help New Jersey’s communities become more prosperous and desirable places. Watch the video and download the discussion guide to facilitate conversations around good planning.

People’s Choice Awards

posted on September 28th, 2014 in Great Places in NJ, News

With 11,421 online ballots cast between August 22-September 26, the People’s Choice Awards for Great Downtowns is officially closed and APA-NJ is pleased to announce the winners. Congratulations Hoboken, Downtown Red Bank, and Asbury Avenue, Ocean City!

2013 Great Places in New Jersey Designees

posted on September 29th, 2013 in Great Places in NJ

The American Planning Association-New Jersey Chapter announced New Jersey’s 3 Great Downtowns and 2 Great Public Spaces for 2013 through the organization’s program, Great Places in New Jersey

2012 Great Places in New Jersey Designees

posted on September 23rd, 2012 in Great Places in NJ, News

Launched this year, Great Places in New Jersey recognizes unique and exemplary streets, neighborhoods, and public spaces – three essential components of great communities. These places represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historic interest, community involvement, and a vision for tomorrow.

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