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Smart Growth Awards

The 2011 Smart Growth Partnership Awards Dinner was held on May 26, 2011 at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.  Thank you to our awards dinner signature sponsor West Penn Power.


Philadelphia Street Lane Reduction Project - Indiana, PA

Scottdale Library Plaza

Hempfield Area School District - Energy Management Project

John Cardwell for Outstanding Community Service

Ohiopyle Green Street Demonstration Project

Derry Area & Greater Latrobe High School Student Leaders for Latrobe Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Exchange Day

Please click here to see the photos

Previous Award Winners:

Eighth Annual Smart Growth Awards Dinner - May 27, 2010 

Award Recipients

WEDIG (Westmoreland Economic Development Initiative for Growth)

The Cranberry Plan, Cranberry Township

Ligonier Borough Zoning Ordinance Update

Mixed Use District, Rostraver Township

Scottdale Sign Incentive Program

Uniontown Family Homes, City of Uniontown

S.R. 1045 Section A10/A11 Saint Vincent Roadway

40 North Pennsylvania Avenue - Westmoreland Development Concil

The Saltworks Building, Elderton, PA

The Lofts on 2nd Street, Greensburg



saint vincent   40 N. Pennsylvania Ave  Saltworks       

Seventh Annual Smart Growth Awards Dinner - May 21, 2009 

Award Recipients

Coulter Playground/Neighborhood Renovation Project, Greensburg Community Development Corporation


Historical and Architectural Review Board, City of Greensburg

Laurel Highlands Village, Downtown Latrobe, Laurel Area Partnership on Aging/National Church Residences/Rothschild Doyno Collaborative (Please click here to view the brochure)

143 Grant Avenue Restoration, Vandergrift Improvement Program

Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College and Archabbey

CommuteInfo, a Program of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, Route 30 Corridor Westmoreland Program

Derry Area & Greater Latrobe High School Student Leaders

Sixth Annual Allegheny Energy / Smart Growth Awards Dinner May 28, 2008 

Award Recipients



Hempfield Boulevard - Connecting Greengate Centre and Hempfield Plaza

Marker Farm Preservation

McDonald's Restaurant & Big Mac Museum

Mount Pleasant Veteran's Park

Sendell Mitsubishi

Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Citizens Advisory Board

Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve at Saint Vincent College

Derry Area & Greater Latrobe High School Student Leaders

Fifth Annual Smart Growth Awards Dinner - May 24, 2007


Award Recipients


Scottdale Public Library


Trail Town Program


City of Greensburg – County Seat Renaissance


Borough of South Greensburg – Gateway Enhancement Program/Five Star Trail Access Phase 1


Ronald W. Weimer – Outstanding Community Service


Dr. Frank A. Cassell – Founders Award


Fourth Annual Smart Growth Awards Dinner - May 18, 2006


Award Recipients


Marino Brothers for the Park Lane Development, City of Greensburg

 City of Jeannette for the South 6th Street Revitalization Project


Homes Build Hope for the Lloyd Avenue Project


Municipality of Murrysville for the Murrysville Route 22 Streetscape Plan


Hempfield Township, City of Greensburg, South Greensburg, and Southwest Greensburg

for “A Plan for Our Community”


Ronald A. Magnuson for Outstanding Service & Dedication


Irwin Project Student Advisors for the Irwin Downtown Revitalization Video—“The Future of Downtown Irwin Starts Today.”


Third Annual Smart Growth Awards Dinner - May 5, 2005


Keynote Speaker, Eugene DePasquale, Deputy Secretary of the DEP


Award Recipients


The West Newton Downtown Area Plan


Seton Hill’s University Center - In the City of Greensburg


Murrysville Economic & Community Development Corporation - Route 22 Corridor Plan


Penn State University New Kensington - Applied Psychology Class


Foundation for Strategic Plan - City of Lower Burrell


Westmoreland County Commissioners - Westmoreland County Comprehensive Plan


Second Annual Smart Growth Awards Dinner - May 13, 2004


Keynote speaker, Mark Muro, of The Brookings Institution presenting the "Back to Prosperity: a Competitive Agenda for Renewing Pennsylvania"


Award Recipients


Westmoreland County Agricultural Land Preservation Program


Mountain Ridge Estates, North Huntingdon Township - Joseph Hart, Developer


John Framel - Smart Growth Leadership


Don Scott - Smart Growth Leadership


Carnegie Mellon University Urban Lab - Revitalizing New Kensington/Arnold Project


John Guzowski - Senior Capstone Project


Hempfield Township, City of Greensburg, Southwest Greensburg Borough - Vision Statement


Linda McKenna Boxx - Distinguished Service


First Annual Smart Growth Awards Dinner - May 1, 2003


Keynote speaker, Dennis Yablonsky, Secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development


Award Recipients


Michael Walsh - Distinguished Service


North Huntingdon Township Board of Commissioners  & North Huntingdon Township Planning Commission


Reed Avenue Place, Monessen


Betsy Linhart, Allegheny Township – Community Service


Frederick Crack - Windsor Heights, Phase One


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