2016 Winners

Congratulations to our 2016 Healthy Places Award Winners!

The 2017 Healthy Places Awards call for nominations are now open!

2016 Winners

On the evening of Wednesday, May 11, over 225 leaders of the San Diego-Tijuana real estate and land use community gathered at the Farmer and the Seahorse to honor the seven winners and three merit winners for the 2016 Healthy Places Awards (Awards). The Awards, the first of its kind for the San Diego-Tijuana District Council, embody the ULI’s Healthy Places Initiative, recognizing outstanding projects, healthy programs and policies; and leaders who are forging the way in building healthy places in our region.

The Winners of the the Awards have raised the bar across the San Diego-Tijuana Region in terms of creating thriving communities that understand the direct link between human health and the built environment. For more information on the awards, go to this San Diego Union Tribune article.

Healthy Place Crown Jewel Award
Waterfront Park, County of San Diego

Healthy Place Visionary Award
Dr. Jim Sallis, Active Living Research

Healthy Place for Business Award
The Alexandria at Torrey Pines

Urban Agriculture for Better Health Award
Leichtag Commons and Coastal Roots Farm

Grass Roots Healthy Place Award
Hilltop gARTen

Urban Model for Healthy Living Award
Celadon at 9th and Broadway

Artful Healthy Place Award
ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station

Catalysts for Food Health Merit Awards:
Copley-Price Family YMCA
City of La Mesa’s Urban Trails Mobility Action Plan
Cooking for Salud, Olivewood

You will find all the Winners and other photos from the evening by clicking on the photo below!

2016 Healthy Places Awards Gala