Awards and events where NPPC efforts played an important role

Community Plan Awards:

Honorable Mention Comprehensive Plan Award, North Park Community Plan
May 2018, American Planning Association – San Diego Chapter

Outstanding Planning Document Award, North Park Community Plan
October 2017, Association of Environmental Professionals – San Diego Chapter

Project Specific Awards:

Outstanding Historical Renovation Project Award, University Heights Water Tower Seismic Retrofit
October 2020, American Society of Civil Engineers – San Diego Section

Project of the Year Award – Historic Category, University Heights Water Tower Seismic Retrofit
September 2020, American Public Works Association – San Diego & Imperial Counties Chapter

Project of the Year Award, Georgia Street Bridge Seismic Retrofit and Rehabilitation
May 2019, American Public Works Association – San Diego & Imperial Counties Chapter

Honor Award, AT&T North Park Water Tower Cell Site
May 2019, American Public Works Association – San Diego & Imperial Counties Chapter

Outstanding Project Award, Georgia Street Bridge Seismic Retrofit and Rehabilitation
April 2019, American Society of Civil Engineers – San Diego Section

Merit Award, AT&T North Park Water Tower Cell Site
April 2019, American Society of Civil Engineers – San Diego Section

Opportunity and Empowerment Award, North Park Seniors Project and Arizona Street Development
September 2018, American Planning Association – California Section

Neighborhood Planning Award, North Park Mini-Park and Associated Streetscape Improvements Project
August 2013, American Planning Association – California Section

Outstanding Planning Award, North Park Mini-Park and Associated Streetscape Improvements Project
April 2013, American Planning Association – San Diego Chapter

Organization Award:

Sustainable Civic Organization Award, North Park Planning Committee
September 2018, San Diego Green Building Council

Individual Awards:

Planning Advocate Award of Excellence, Vicki Granowitz
September 2017, American Planning Association – California Section

Planning Advocate Award of Excellence, Vicki Granowitz
May 2017, American Planning Association – San Diego Chapter

Outstanding Civil Engineer in Community Service, René Vidales
May 2016, American Society of Civil Engineers – San Diego Section

Special Commendation, René Agustín Vidales Day
March 18, 2014, City of San Diego Council President Todd Gloria

Conferences with North Park as a Topic

Beyond Triple Bottom Line Policies: How North Park Updated its Community Plan
September 2017, San Diego Green Building Council Annual Conference, San Diego, CA

Overcoming Barriers to Implement Sustainability While Using Another Project’s Mitigation Measures in North Park San Diego
November 2014, American Society of Civil Engineers, International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure, Long Beach, CA

North Park San Diego: From Historic Neighborhood to Sustainable Community
May 2013, American Public Works Association, Sustainability in Public Works Conference, San Diego, CA

Award Nominations

Healthy Community, BLVD North Park Project
October 2020, Circulate San Diego

Vision Zero, North Park Mid-City Bikeways – Georgia-Meade and Landis Bikeways
October 2019, Circulate San Diego

Vision Zero, North Park Mid-City Bikeways – Howard Bikeway
October 2019, Circulate San Diego

Innovation, North Park Planning Committee
October 2018, Circulate San Diego

Healthy Community, North Park Community Plan Update
October 2016, Circulate San Diego

Urban Project, Texas Street Improvements
October 2013, Walk San Diego