Great Places in California


2016 Great Places in America Awards

The California Chapter of the American Planning Association is pleased to announce the three winners of Great Places in California for 2016. A Great Place in California is one that exemplifies character, quality, and excellent planning. It can be anywhere from the beach to the mountains, from a large city to a small community. It can be a vibrant downtown, a suburban gathering place, a historic small town, a public park, or preserved open space. Most important, it must be a place where people want to be!

2016 Winners

Mission Plaza, City of San Luis Obispo

Downtown Truckee, Town of Truckee

Dry Creek Trailhead, City of Clovis