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APA Award Winning Plans
American Planning Association honors the best plans annually. For a list of past award winners going back to 2000, see the APA website. Includes PDFs of many plans from recent years.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Check the Publications page for Policy Focus Reports. Many of these excellent reports are freely available as PDFs.
Planning & Policy Reports in Tisch Collections
Try a keyword search for "UEP collection" in the catalog in order to locate exemplary plans in our collection.
2040 Regional Framework Plan
Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission [APA National Plan of the Year Award Winner]
Assessing the Theory and Practice of Land Value Taxation
Richard F. Dye and Richard W. England (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2010)
Beyond Fences: Brownfields and the Challenges of Land Use Controls
Joe Schilling, Christine Gaspar, Nadejda Mishkovsky, a publication of the Superfund/Brownfield Research Institute
Effects of Environmental Hazards and Regulation on Urban Redevelopment
Prepared for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research; and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy (February 1998)
Exploring ad hoc Regionalism
Douglas R. Porter and Allan D. Wallis (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2002); Also available for download as a PDF
Once is Not Enough: A Guide to Water Reuse in Massachusetts
Metropolitan Area Planning Council in collaboration with ARC of Innovation (November 2005)
Property Tax, School Funding Dilemma
Daphne A. Kenyon (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2007)
Revitalizing America's Mills: A Report on Brownfields Mill Projects
Prepared by SRA International, Inc; Prepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Office of Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment (November 2006)
Town-Gown Collaboration in Land Use and Development
Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2009)
Urban Planning Tools for Climate Change Mitigation
Patrick M. Condon, Duncan Cavens, and Nicole Miller (Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2009)