Awards

Awards and honors for work by both the Urban Design Project and UB Regional Institute.

2016

National Planning Achievement Award for Public Outreach

National American Planning Association (APA) 

For One Region Forward

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2015

Sustaining Places Award

Western NY Section of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For One Region Forward

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2014

Excellence in Economic Development Silver Award, Partnerships with Educational Institutions

International Economic Development Council (IEDC)

For A Strategy for Prosperity in Western New York/Annual Progress Reports

 

Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice

Western NY Section & NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For A Strategy for Prosperity in Western New York/Annual Progress Reports

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2012

National Award for Smart Growth Achievement (Main Street or Corridor Revitalization), Honorable Mention

United States Environmental Protection Agency

For The Larkin District

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2011

Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice

NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For Chemung County Highway Service Study

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2010

Excellence in Economic Development Honorable Mention, Partnerships with Educational Institutions

International Economic Development Council (IEDC)

For UB 2020 and Building UB: The Comprehensive Physical Plan

 

Comprehensive Planning Award

Western NY Section & NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For Building UB: The Comprehensive Physical Plan

 

Preservation Award for Planning

Preservation Buffalo Niagara

For Richardson Olmsted Complex Master Plan

 

Census 2010

The US Census Bureau

For Census Partnerships

 

Merit Award of Achievement

American Society of Landscape Architects, NY Upstate Chapter

For Building UB: The Comprehensive Physical Plan

 

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2009

CNU Charter Awards

The Congress for the New Urbanism

For Queen City Planning

 

Excellence in Historic Preservation

The Preservation League of New York State

For The Olmsted City – The Buffalo Olmsted Park System: Plan for the 21st Century

 

Comprehensive Planning Award

Western NY Section & NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For The Olmsted City – The Buffalo Olmsted Park System: Plan for the 21st Century

 

Innovation in Regional Planning Award

Western NY Section of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For Partnering for Tourism Development in the Southtowns of Erie County

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2008

Award of Excellence in Publications: Newsletters, Brochures, and Other Promotional Materials

Association for University Business and Economic Research

For Promotional Portfolio for the Regional Institute: 10th Anniversary Symposium on Change

 

Excellence in Economic Development Awards Honorable Mention for a Neighborhood Development Program

International Economic Development Council

For The Queen City Hub: A Regional Action Plan for Downtown Buffalo  

 

Planning and Analysis Honor of Excellence

American Society of Landscape Architects, NY Upstate Chapter

For The Olmsted City – The Buffalo Olmsted Park System: Plan for the 21st Century: Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

 

Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice

NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For Queen City Waterfront, Buffalo Waterfront Corridor Initiative: A Strategic Plan for Transportation Improvements 

 

Comprehensive Planning Award

Western NY Section of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For Queen City Waterfront, Buffalo Waterfront Corridor Initiative: A Strategic Plan for Transportation Improvements 

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2007

Merit Award

American Society of Landscape Architects, NY Upstate Chapter

For The Power Trail: History of Hydroelectricity at Niagara 

 

Award of Excellence in Publication

Association for University Business and Economic Research (AUBER)

For Abstracts and Other Data Publications for Policy Briefs

 

Website Award

Association for University Business and Economic Research (AUBER)

For UBRI Website

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2005

Outstanding Planning Award

American Planning Association (APA)

For The Queen City Hub: A Regional Action Plan for Downtown Buffalo  

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2004

Comprehensive Planning Award

Western NY Section & NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For The Queen City Hub: A Regional Action Plan for Downtown Buffalo  

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2003

Public Education Award

American Planning Association (APA)

For Public Choices and the Dynamics of Sprawl: League of Women Voters Education Campaign on Sprawl  

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2002

Director’s Choice Award

Western NY Section of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For Achieving Niagara Falls’ Future: An Assessment of Niagara Falls’ Waterfront Planning

 

Education Award

NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For Public Choices and the Dynamics of Sprawl: League of Women Voters Education Campaign on Sprawl

 

Public Outreach Award

Western NY Section of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For Public Choices and the Dynamics of Sprawl: League of Women Voters Education Campaign on Sprawl

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2001

The Civic Empowerment Award

County of Erie Executive Chamber

For Downtown Buffalo 2002!

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2000

Outstanding Planning Project, Planning Implementation

NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For State of the Region: Performance Indicators for the Buffalo-Niagara Region in the 21st Century

 

Outstanding Project, Public Education

NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For State of the Region: Performance Indicators for the Buffalo-Niagara Region in the 21st Century

 

Outstanding Planning Project, Comprehensive Planning

NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For Downtown Buffalo Strategic Plan

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1998

Public Education Award

NY Upstate Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) 

For The Buffalo Summit Series: Experiments in Democratic Action 1994-1998