“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.
Please join us in Montclair on Thursday, November 13 from 5pm-7pm for a wine and cheese reception coupled with interesting tales of redevelopment where the attendees will join as some of the story tellers. From project highlights to challenges, here’s a chance to listen and learn from your colleagues in the trenches. Seating is limited.
We are pleased to announce a new round of the Community Planning Assistance Program, which provides pro bono planning assistance to municipalities and community-based organizations that need planning support to address specific problems or challenges. The deadline is 12/15 to be considered for 2015. Learn more about the program and the projects that have been completed!
APA-NJ is pleased to announce the 2014 Great Places in New Jersey. 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 this year’s designees representing 4 downtowns and 3 public spaces.
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!