Great Places in America
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.
Great Places in Every State
the gold standard in America’s neighborhoods, streets, and public spaces
303 places have been celebrated since 2007 with at least one Great Place in every state.
Learn about the planning story behind each place.
Good Planning Through Good Policies
Our Great Places designees represent the gold standard in planning and demonstrate why stakeholder engagement at the local, state, and federal levels matters.