Planning is behind the places communities value most. APA recognizes the neighborhoods, streets, and public spaces that make communities stronger and bring people together through good planning.
2020 Great Places in America Suggestion Period Open
The next Great Place in America could be in your community. Do you have a neighborhood, street, or public space that tells a planning success story? Celebrate good planning by suggesting a place today.
Good Planning Through Good Policies
Our 2019 Great Places designees represent the gold standard in planning and demonstrate why stakeholder engagement at the local, state, and federal levels matters.
Order Your Great Places in America Bronze Plaque
Plaques to mark these recognized places may be ordered by local governments, businesses, donors, or organizations.