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AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZES NORTH MIAMI’S PLANS TO REVITALIZE ITS DOWNTOWN CORRIDOR

North Miami, FL – 12/16/2014

At the 14th Annual Planning Awards hosted by the American Planning Association - Gold Coast Section held on Thursday, December 11th, the city of North Miami was recognized for its visionary plans.  North Miami was awarded an Award of Excellence for its implementation of its Wayfinding Signage Master Plan which provides a uniform sign template and serves as a reference point for all city sign types. It was determined by the APA judges that this well designed signage would be beneficial to seasonal and tourist visitors, and could provide a model for other Miami-Dade Communities.  

An Award of Excellence was also received for the Best Plan for our Downtown Action and Concept Plan. The Plan was recognized for its effort to implement the Comprehensive Plan vision and create a vibrant, attractive downtown district, the Mayor and Council adopted the City’s Downtown Development and Major Corridor Master Plan in May 2013.  The APA recognized the fact that North Miami’s plan linked goals with implementation activities.
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