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  • 2011 Missouri APA Award – Vine Street District Economic Development Plan

    September 28, 2011

    The Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) selected the Vine Street District Economic Development Plan for the Outstanding Special Community Initiative Award. This plan was created in collaboration with Collins Noteis Associates for Kansas City, Missouri’s Department of Planning and Development.

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    • This project represents the City of Kansas City’s first economic development plan for a specific area, with the intent to serve as a catalyst for revitalization of the Vine Street District. The plan includes urban revitalization, housing, commercial, infrastructure, and governance strategies, and was adopted by the City Council in 2010.

      The plan has now received three major awards for planning excellence in 2011.  This award will be presented during the 2011 MO APA award ceremony luncheon will be held on Thursday, October 20th from 11:30am to 1:30pm in the Starlight Room at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.  This year’s award submittals were evaluated by a committee of Illinois APA chapter members.