James Peters, FAICP

Throughout his career, James Peters has prepared outstanding and innovative work that serves communities and advances the field of planning. Jim is best known for being a national leader in creative and effective preservation planning, leading university classes in conducting professional quality projects, and service to APA. He regularly produces work that influences the practice of planning and quality of life in the communities he serves. Jim’s legacy includes preservation of many historic structures, creation of new planning and preservation techniques, countless inspired practicing planners and students, and impactful contributions to the American Planning Association and its Illinois Chapter. Inducted 2014.