The NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference attracts a broad audience of professionals, historic site and museum managers, historic preservation commission members, planners, architects, and more. The planning committee seeks innovative presentations about programs and projects that showcase New Jersey’s heritage and present ways to build a place for history in every community.
The Ironbound Community Corporation invited the APA-NJ CPAP program to support their efforts to create a South Ironbound Resiliency Plan. The area includes residential, commercial, and industrial properties, and suffers from an array of issues that have been identified by the community.
Great Places in NJ celebrates downtowns, streets, neighborhoods and public spaces of exemplary character, quality and planning. These places represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement and a vision for tomorrow.
The Trenton Healthy Communities Initiative has received a $135,000 grant from the American Planning Association through its Plan4Health program to combat two determinants of chronic disease—lack of physical activity and lack of access to nutritious foods in the capital city.
Read APA-NJ President Charles Latini’s Guest Column in the Star-ledger regarding Meadowland’s Commission reform.
The New Jersey Supreme Court decision today in In re Adoption of N.J.A.C. 5:96 & 5:97 is a victory for balanced planning aimed at the inclusion of households of all income levels in our communities.
The APA-NJ Community Planning Assistance Program (CPAP) is looking for volunteer planners to work on 2015 projects. The program is initiating 5 projects throughout the state, with a variety of issues that we are being asked to address.