Each year, the Illinois Chapter recognizes the best in planning across Illinois with our annual awards program. These plans exemplify the tremendous planning efforts across the State of Illinois.
2020 APA-IL Chapter Awards
Thanks to everyone that nominated an outstanding plan and person!
Award winners we be announced this fall and honored at our 2020 virtual State Conference. Stay tuned!
2019 APA-IL Chapter Awards
We are proud to announce the 2019 APA-IL Award Winners! These outstanding planning plans and people from across Illinois exemplify the practice of urban planning and each stand as an example of ways our members are “Making Great Communities Happen”. Service Award Winners will be announced during the 2019 State Conference. Congratulations to all!
Thank you to the 2019 Awards Jury. It’s no small effort to read and review all the great project nominations we receive.
Lacey Rains Lowe, AICP, City of Champaign
Emily Egan, AICP, City of Elmhurst
John Paige, FAICP, Urban Planning Services
Justin Keller, Metropolitan Planning Council
Malika Hainer, AICP, City of Chicago, Department of Aviation
Chris Wallace, AICP, City of Carbondale
Kim Porter, AICP, Village of Woodridge
Romina Castillo, Muse Community + Design
2019 Project Awards
2019 Service Awards
Our 2019 Service Award winners were announced at the 2019 APA-IL State Conference during our Awards Program on September 25, 2019. Our Service Awards are nominated by the general membership and selected by the voting members of our APA-IL Executive Committee. After the Awards Program, guests and attendees mingled with award winners and exhibitors at a Meet and Greet.