On January 13, 2016, APA Missouri recognized the 2015 Great Places in Missouri at a ceremony in the State Capitol Rotunda in Jefferson City. The 2015 awardees include: Citygarden, St. Louis; Park Central Square, Springfield; Katy Trail (statewide); and South Grand Boulevard, St. Louis.
The Great Places in Missouri program was started in 2014 to recognize neighborhoods, streets, and public spaces throughout Missouri that demonstrate exceptional character, quality and planning – attributes that enrich communities, facilitate economic growth, and inspire residents and visitors alike. To learn more about the four awardees, CLICK HERE.
|Through the American Planning Association’s Plan4Health program, the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association working with the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Partnership has received a $120,000 grant for community engagement activities to present a vision for safe access to physical activity for pedestrians throughout the City of St. Louis. Engaging the community through pop-up demonstrations, the Partnership will address walkability and highlight ways to build better streets with traffic calming solutions. Read the full press release HERE!|
APA's flagship program celebrates places of exemplary character, quality, and planning. Places are selected annually and represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement, and a vision for tomorrow.
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