Queen Creek Fire Station

The Year in Review: And the Winner Is…

Logan Simpson’s Awards in 2017

All of Logan Simpson’s staff do great work, and this year, we have been fortunate to have our efforts recognized through a variety of awards.

Community Planning

It has been a banner year for our Community Planning Team, which won four awards for outstanding planning. Our planners work throughout the West and as far away as Florida.  Among the awards they have earned are:

Sheldon D. Gerber Merit Award for Environmental Excellence for the Generation Casper Comprehensive Plan

Awarding Organization: The Western Planner Journal

Award of Merit in the Best Practices Category for Vision Winter Park

Awarding Organization: The Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association
Logan Simpson wins award for Winter Park

Award of Merit in the Innovative Partnerships and Collaborations Category for Create Loveland

Awarding Organization: The Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association

The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) Metro Vision Award for the Adams County District Plan (watch a video)

Awarding Organization: The Denver Regional Council of Governments


Logan Simpson’s Design Team has also earned awards this year for a variety of project types – municipal/public safety buildings; transportation; education; and historic restoration. They include:

Merit Award for Queen Creek Fire Station No. 1

Awarding Organization: Fire Industry Education Resource Organization (FIERO)

Best Distinguished Historic Landmark Award for the Restoration of State Route 80 – Freemont Street

Awarding Organization: The Arizona Chapter of the American Planning Association

Canyon View High School
Canyon View High School

Outstanding Project for the Canyon View High School

Awarding Organization: Green Living Magazine Watch a video produced by project architect DLR Group.

Cultural Resources

Mark Hackbarth
Mark Hackbarth, MA, RPA

Professional Archaeologist of the Year – Mark Hackbarth, MA, RPA

Awarding Organization: Arizona Governor’s Archaeology Advisory Commission


ENR Southwest Top Design Firm

Awarding Organization: ENR Southwest

Prime Consultant Champion Award, given in recognition of partnering efforts and positive contributions to diversity and growth in the transportation industry

Awarding Organization: Arizona Department of Transportation