Award Winners

2018 APA Colorado Award Recipients

Keystone, CO -- During the 2018 APA Colorado State Conference, the Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association announced the recipients of the 2018 Chapter Awards. Chapter Awards recognize outstanding projects, plans and people of the planning profession. Planning projects were honored on the basis of their innovation, ability to provide transferable lessons to other Colorado communities, excellent quality, promotion of community progress and the public good, effectiveness of implementation, and other unique factors that make these projects exemplary. To view previous Chapter Award recipients, CLICK HERE.

In 2018, the Awards Committee selected 11 winners. The Honor Award is the highest level recognized by the Chapter.

The 2018 winners were:

Excellence Award

Brenden Paradies - Planning Leadership

Colorado's First Dockless Bike-Share Program

Honor Award Winners

The Square on 21st – Community Engagement

The Square on 21st

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Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan - General Planning Project

Our Future. Our Legacy. Boulder Valley

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Merit Award Winners

Xcel Energy Partners in Energy - Innovative Partnerships and Collaborations

Leveraging Community Engagement for Energy Planning

Adams County Regional Park and Fairgrounds - General Planning Project

Riverdale Regional Park Master Plan - Framing Cultural Tradition, Ecology, and Public Benefit

Growing a Better Denver Growth Strategy Game - Community Engagement

Growing a Better Denver

Get Outdoors Pueblo Inspire Initiative - Community Engagement

Inspiring Pueblo’s Youth as Future Stewards of the Great Outdoors

Lyons Neighborhood Licensure Program and Handbook - Community Resiliency

Licensing Resiliency in Lyons, Colorado

Estes Park Downtown Plan - Community Resiliency

Estes Park Downtown Plan – Incorporating Resiliency into Downtown Plans

Mock Design Review Reveals Authentic Design Standards: Engaging the Public to Create a Downtown District - Projects with a Small Budget

Mock Design Review Reveal Authentic Design Standards: Engaging the Public to Create a Downtown District

Durango Housing Plan - Projects with a Small Budget

Durango Develops a Housing Plan

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