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APA-NC is an association of 1,400 professional and citizen planners working to preserve and create great places throughout North Carolina.

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Great Places 2016 Winners

Great Places 2016 Winners

Professional’s Category: Great Main Street Matthews Trade Street and Matthews Station Streets are two prominent roads in Matthews—home to shops, institutional buildings, restaurants and special events. The two streets are representative of Matthews’ history and its future. Historically, Trade Street was a major thoroughfare, home to some of the oldest buildings in town (including 116-year old Renfrow Hardware). Around the corner, Matthews Station Street developed as town-managed infill project... read more
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Wins APA’s 2016 Outstanding Planning Student Organization (PSO) Award

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Wins APA’s 2016 Outstanding Planning Student Organization (PSO) Award

Congratulations to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a winner of the American Planning Association’s 2016 Outstanding (Planning Student Organization) PSO Award.  This award program provides a means for student groups to share their ideas, learn from one another, and receive recognition (and rewards!) for creative, successful activities. The student organization was selected for its impressive list of initiatives for its students.  First, the Carolina Planning Journal published... read more
Greetings from the Plan4Health Grantee Workshop in New Orleans!

Greetings from the Plan4Health Grantee Workshop in New Orleans!

Plan4Health connects communities across the country, funding work at the intersection of planning and public health. Anchored by American Planning Association chapters and American Public Health Association affiliates, Plan4Health supports creative, cross-sector coalitions to increase access to healthy food and opportunities for active living where people live, learn, work, and play. Over the past two years, Plan4Health has been at work in 27 states, across 35 coalitions, and impacting... read more

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