Robert M. Lewis, FAICP

Robert “Bob” Lewis is both an urban planner and economist. He helps communities to create strategic economic development plans for realistic and sustainable growth, and evaluates the economic feasibility of development projects within the context of redevelopment or revitalization planning. Whether planning for adaptive reuse in Detroit, remedying food deserts in Greenville, or encouraging redevelopment in East St. Louis, his leadership and work exemplify good planning. Through his work with APA, as well as his adjunct faculty position at Washington University, he advances the planning profession in the St. Louis area and beyond. Inducted in 2016.