Bates Award Recipients

The Bates Awards Program honors excellence in site planning, development practices, and the innovate use of land resources.


2019 No Award Presented
2018 Chester Charter School for the Arts, Chester City 
Edgmont Township Community Park, Edgmont Township
Clem Macrone Park Rehabilitation, Radnor Township
Lansdowne Landing, Landsowne Borough

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2017 East Lansdowne Memorial Park, East Lansdowne Borough
Central Park, Swarthmore Borough
2016 Walgreen’s Center, Lansdowne Borough
Town Center West (Inn at Swarthmore), Swarthmore Borough
2015 No Award Presented
2014 No Award Presented
2013 Louella House, Radnor Township
2012 Knowles Avenue Underpass Project, Glenolden Borough
(Special Merit Award to Borough Council)
2011 Founders Hall/Widener University, Chester City
Edgmont Township, Leadership in Alternative Energy Policy
2010 Health Center Four/Rothman Institute, Middletown Township
PPL Park Sports Stadium, Chester City
2009 SAP America, Inc., Newtown Township
University Crossing, Chester City
2008 No Award Presented
2007 The McKee Group, Foxfield, Bethel Township
Harrah's Chester Casino & Race Track, Chester City
2006 No Award Presented
2005 DeLuca Homes, Creekside Village, Upper Chichester Township
2004 No Award Presented
2003 No Award Presented
2002 No Award Presented
2001 No Award Presented
2000 No Award Presented
1999 SAP America, Inc., Newtown Township
Chestnut Ridge, Chester City
William Penn Homes, Chester City
1998 No Award Presented
1997 No Award Presented
1996 Jefferies Square, Chester City
Home Depot Plaza, Upper Darby Township
1995 Riddle Village, Middletown Township
Garnet Oaks, Bethel Township
1994 No Award Presented
1993 No Award Presented
1992 No Award Presented
1991 PennDOT, The Blue Route
1990 Mallard Mill Run, Nether Providence Township
1989 The Birches, Radnor Township
1988 Market Square Memorial Park, Marcus Hook Borough
1987 No Award Presented
1986 No Award Presented
1985 No Award Presented
1984 Radnor Corporate Center, Radnor Township
Woodlot, Parkside Borough
1983 Runnymeade Farms, for execution of the plan, Edgmont Township
The Watkins Avenue Multi-Purpose Recreational Center, Upper Darby Township
The Chesley Office Campus, Nether Providence Township
Ravenscliff, Radnor & Newtown Townships
1982 Runnymeade Farms, for site design, Edgmont Township
Toft Woods, Upper Providence Township
Arco Research Center, Newtown Township


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