APA Los Angeles Awards 2015

And the winners are:

Congratulations to the following 2015 award winners, which include cities, agencies, non-profits, individuals and consulting firms that our jurors have selected as representing the best of planning in the Los Angeles region! Many winners at the local level will go on to compete for state and national awards. Thanks to our jurors for their participation in the process!
Comprehensive Plan Award, Large Jurisdiction
  • Award of Excellence: Jordan Downs Urban Village Specific Plan, City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning
  • Award of Merit: Los Angeles County General Plan Update, Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning

Planning Best Practices

  • Award of Excellence: People Street Program, City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation
  • Award of Merit: West Hollywood West Overlay District and Design Guidelines, City of West Hollywood Community Development Department

Transportation Planning Award

  • Award of Excellence: Measuring Mobility in Pasadena, City of Pasadena
  • Award of Merit: San Gabriel Valley Bicycle Master Plan, Bike San Gabriel Valley

Neighborhood Planning Award

  • Award of Excellence: LAX Northside Plan Update, Los Angeles World Airports
  • Award of Merit: West Adams Heights Park, Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative

Academic Award

  • Award of Merit: Neighborhood Mobility Initiative, USC Associated Students of Planning and Development

Distinguished Leadership Award – Planning Agency

  • Award of Excellence: City of West Hollywood Community Development Department

Opportunity & Empowerment Award

  • Award of Excellence: The Courtyard at La Brea, City of West Hollywood

Implementation Award, Large Jurisdiction

  • Award of Excellence: Glendale Downtown Specific Plan and Mobility Study, City of Glendale Community Development Department

Urban Design

  • Award of Excellence: West Hollywood Design District Streetscape Master Plan, City of West Hollywood, Long Range & Mobility Planning Division
  • Award of Merit: Huntington Park Revitalization Strategy – Pacific Boulevard, City of Huntington Park

Public Outreach Award

  • Award of Excellence: Youth in Planning, City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning

Communications Initiative

Planning Pioneer

  • Award of Excellence: Leobardo Estrada, Associate Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Innovative Use of Technology

  • Award of Excellence: re:code LA Outreach: MapIt & MarkUp, City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning

Social Change & Diversity

  • Award of Excellence: SurveyLA LGBT Historic Context Statement, City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning, Office of Historic Resources


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