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Congratulations to the 2020 AICP Fellows!

  • On March 26, 2020
I was pleased to see the announcement of this year’s class of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners.  Induction as a Fellow is one of the highest honors a planner can receive.  This year’s class has 53 members.  The full list of new Fellows is now on the APA website. Of those, several […]
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Greater Dallas Planning Council’s 2019 Urban Design Awards

  • On December 11, 2019
The Greater Dallas Planning Council (GDPC)’s Urban Design reception took place on December 10, 2019.  It was held in the historic Dallas High School, an amazing adaptive reuse of the building and now the home of Perkins + Will.  A good crowd was on hand to recognize the award winners, congratulate the 2019 GDPC Board […]
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Charles Stevens Dilbeck and North Texas

  • On October 16, 2019
October 16, 2019 When I was involved with Dallas’ Trinity River revitalization, one of the first champions to follow through on our vision of what the area could become was a developer named Monte Anderson.  He bought an old hotel in West Dallas, renovated it, and reopened it as the Belmont Hotel.  The view of […]
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2019 CLIDE Awards

  • On July 1, 2019
At its annual luncheon in June 2019, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) announced its Celebrating Leadership In Development Excellence (CLIDE) awards recipients for this year.  According to NCTCOG, “the CLIDE Awards Program, created in 2003, recognizes public and private entities including cities, developers, architects, planners and engineers, to encourage innovative development projects […]
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