2011 Smart Growth Award Winners
Read about great smart growth and sustainable development projects around the state and this year’s winners in the Smart Growth Awards.
- State Planning Advocate Gilbert Wins Leadership Award
James G. Gilbert has been a tireless advocate for state planning, smart growth and sustainable development in New Jersey.
- Woodstown and Pilesgrove Collaborate on Affordable Housing
2011 Smart Growth Awards: Two municipalities work together to build affordable housing in southern New Jersey.
- Recycling Takes Root in Woodbridge Brownfields Redevelopment
2011 Smart Growth Awards: Woodbridge Township and Bayshore Recycling work together to locate recycling operation on former brownfields site.
- Town Plan Offers Affordable Homes and Protects Natural Resources
2011 Smart Growth Awards: Byram Township adopted an ambitious plan that will establish a mixed-use town center for the township, address its affordable-housing obligations and protect natural resources along a scenic tributary.
- Birthplace of Oyster Crackers Now a Vibrant Housing Community
2011 Smart Growth Awards: The rehabilitation of The Cracker Factory, a historic structure in the capital city of Trenton, transformed a vacant, dilapidated industrial facility into a premier “green” workforce housing development.
- Farm is a Model for Environmental Stewardship and Land Management
2011 Smart Growth Awards: The Duke Farms Foundation is transforming it into a regional center for environmental stewardship, offering greater public access and educational programs with a focus on sustainability and the responsible management of land resources.
- Apartments Give Hope to Low-Income Seniors in Madison
2011 Smart Growth Awards: The Barbara W. Valk Firehouse Apartments is a modest four-story, 12-unit apartment building that houses very-low-income senior citizens in the heart of Madison’s central business district.
- Hoboken Works to Revitalize Low-Income Housing and Neighborhoods
2011 Smart Growth Awards: Hoboken Housing Authority plan seeks to revitalize low-income housing and neighborhoods.