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” 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.
Great Places represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement, and a vision for the future. Congratulations to all our 2014 designees!
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!
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.