Monday, October 30th at the SOPAC Loft from 6pm-8pm

Please join us on Monday, October 30th at the South Orange Performing Arts Center in downtown South Orange from 6:00pm – 8:00pm for an Awards Reception to celebrate the 2017 Great Places in New Jersey designees.  There will be plenty of food and fun along with an open beer and wine bar.  Tickets will go on sale shortly after the 2017 designees are announced in late September.  A program and ad journal will also be available for individuals and organizations to congratulate the designees on their achievements.


In addition to the Awards Reception, the American Planning Association – New Jersey Chapter will:

  • Announce the 2017 Great Places designees via the website, social media and email blasts.
  • Issue press releases statewide and locally.
  • Feature stories about the designees during October which is Community Planning Month.
  • Work with representatives of designated Great Places to coordinate walking tours and/or local ceremonies during the Spring of 2018 where the community and statewide planning profession can come together and celebrate a wonderful achievement.

South Orange Performing Arts Center Loft


South Orange, NJ 07079