HLA wins 3 Planning Awards

Posted by on Jul 31, 2010 in Headlines | No Comments

The Illinois Chapter of the American Planning Association announced the winners of the 2010 Chapter Planning Awards, and Houseal Lavigne Associates won three: A Daniel Burnham Award from a Comprehensive PlanMcHenry County 2030 Comprehensive Plan; Strategic PlanVillage of River Forest Corridors Plan; and Best PracticePlanning Mapper (now sMap), a web-based interactive mapping tool.

According to the announcement released on July 30, 2010 by Awards Jury Chair, Rob Kowalski, there “were a record 32 nominations in five categories making it the most popular (and competitive) awards program for the Chapter in years.”

This year there were seven jurors from around the state. Each juror was assigned two award categories and scored the nominations based on the five criteria identified in the nomination materials – innovation, comprehensiveness, transferability, quality, and implementation.



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