Lancaster County Planning Commission awarded the West Lampeter Village Renewal Project with a 2010 Leadership Award. TCA’s Lancaster Office contributed to the project, which was recognized for its adherence to Smart Growth Principles.
On March 6, Thomas Comitta Associates, Inc. and the City of Lancaster received an Honor Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects for their Urban Park, Recreation and Open Space Plan. This comprehensive document addresses the challenges of successful public space utilization, represents an effective private-public partnership to foster community participation and ownership, and exemplifies many attributes of Smart Growth. Its aggressive strategies guide future open space enhancements within distinctive City neighborhoods to encourage redevelopment, place-making, and connectivity of ‘green’ urban infrastructure. It recognizes that ‘green’ infrastructure benefits the City’s environmental quality, community health, and a sustainable economy through greater community investment.