American Planning Association

North Carolina Chapter

Great Places

APA-NC Names 2017 Great Places Award Winners

Six communities in North Carolina have been recognized as Great Places as part of the 2017 APA-NC Great Places Awards Program. These communities represent some of the best planning efforts in North Carolina, and serve as models for visioning, partnerships, and collaboration. This is the sixth year that APA-NC has recognized Great Places.

Learn more about this year’s winners here!

About the Great Places in NC Awards Program

Great Places in North Carolina is an awards program created in 2012 to highlight North Carolina’s Great Places and the communities and people that have created them. North Carolina is full of amazing places that make this state a wonderful place to live, bring important money and jobs into our economy, and keep our communities thriving. Many people work hard to create, sustain, and improve these places, including citizens, planners, business leaders, and elected officials. This is a chance for everyone to celebrate together! Join us as we celebrate the great achievements of our communities! Want to learn more? Download the NC Great Places Presentation.