Numerous Dover-Kohl projects have received American Planning Association (APA) Awards, including the Downtown Plan for Richmond, VA, the Downtown Plan and for Montgomery, AL, and the Jamestown Mall Area Plan in St. Louis, MO. The firm has also received Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) Charter Awards for I’On in Mount Pleasant, SC; City Plan 2025 for Fayetteville, AR; Glenwood Park in Atlanta, GA; South Main in Buena Vista, CO; the Columbia Pike corridor in Arlington County, VA; and North Beach in Miami Beach, FL. The EPA awarded Plan El Paso a 2011 National Award for Smart Growth Excellence in Programs, Policies, and Regulations. Dover-Kohl’s work has received the Driehaus Form-Based Codes Award three times since its inception in 2007 for Towns, Villages, Countryside Land Development Regulations in St. Lucie County, Florida; the Compact Communities Code for Lee County, Florida; and the 2012 award for the Bradenton, Florida Form-Based Code.


Metropolis, City, and Town Merit Award

Congress for the New Urbanism, 2019

Addison Mizner Award “Urban Design”: South Main

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Florida Chapter, 2017


Award of Merit: Seven50: Southeast Florida Regional Partnership Plan

Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association, 2014

Comprehensive Planning Award for Plan El Paso

American Planning Association Texas Chapter, 2012


Neighborhood Design Award: Glenwood Park

International Making Cities Livable, 2010

Faculty Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession

University of Miami School of Architecture, 2009


Outstanding Master Planning Project, Award of Merit for The Hometown Plan: South Miami, FL

Florida American Planning Association, Gold Coast Section, 2009

Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan: Montgomery Downtown Plan and SmartCode

Alabama State Chapter of the American Planning Association (ALAPA), 2008


The Outstanding Award for Private Study

Florida Planning and Zoning Association (FPZA), 2007

Achievement in Comprehensive Plan Development Award for the City Plan 2025

American Planning Association, Arkansas Chapter, 2006


Charter Award of Excellence for Glenwood Park

Congress for the New Urbanism, 2003


Charter Award of Excellence for I’On

Congress for the New Urbanism, 2003


Place Planning Award: Collier County Community Character Plan

Environmental Design Research Association / Places Journal, 2002

Platinum Award for Best Smart Growth Community in the Nation: I'on Village

National Association of Homebuilders, 2001

Award of Excellence for Toward Better Places: The Community Chapter Plan for Collier County

Collier County Board of County Commissioners, 2001


Award of Excellence for Palm Beach County Agricultural Reserve Master Plan

Palm Beach County and the South Florida Water Management District, 2001

Award of Excellence for Outstanding Contribution for the Mobility Study for Outstanding Public Participation and Planning

The Planning Commission (Tampa), 1998


Urban Design Award for Outstanding Community Planning Projects

The Miami Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, 1997

Ten Successes of the New Urbanism: Port Royal Master Plan

Congress for the New Urbanism, 1996