Eugenie Birch ’65, co‐director of the Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR), Lawrence C. Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research and Education in the University
of Pennsylvania’s Department of City and Regional Planning, and Chair of the Graduate Group in City Planning, has been awarded the 2013 American Planning Association (APA) President’s Award. The award is given every other year in recognition of leadership in the field of planning.
The award was presented on April 16 at the APA’s 2013 National Planning Conference in Chicago. American Planning Association President Mitchell Silver presented Birch with the award, lauding her contributions to the fields of urban planning and design.