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APA California has announced its 2022 Awards

Northern Section cities and consultants will be taking home five awards from the APA California conference at the Anaheim Marriott, October 1-4. Congratulations to these esteemed award winners:


Award of Excellence: San José Citywide Design Standards and Guidelines

  • Team: City of San José, Urban Planning Partners, Inc., Van Meter Williams Pollack LLP

Award of Merit: City of Dublin Downtown Preferred Vision

  • Team: City of Dublin, Urban Field, ELS Architects, Keyser Marston Associates, Retail Real Estate Resources, SWA Landscape Architects, BKF Engineers, Kimley Horn


Award of Excellence: Santa Rosa Downtown Station Area Specific Plan Update

  • Team: City of Santa Rosa and Dyett & Bhatia


Award of Excellence: SoHay, a mixed-use, mixed density development in Hayward

This 25-acre development with its new park was seamlessly stitched together from a patchwork of disjointed and irregularly shaped parcels that were set aside for a freeway that was never built.

  • Team: City of Hayward and Dahlin Group Architecture Planning


Award of Merit: City of Milpitas’ Innovative Planning Tools for Housing Production

  • Team: City of Milpitas and Metta Urban Design

Before you head south for the state conference, please join us in San Francisco to celebrate Northern Section’s award winners. Our 2022 Awards Gala will be held in person at Manny’s, 3092 16th St., Thursday, September 22, from 6 pm to 9:30 pm. Don’t miss this chance to come together and cheer your colleagues! Click here to purchase tickets.

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