Seaside Prize™ 2024

Friday, February 2, 2024 - 9:00pm to Sunday, February 4, 2024 - 7:30pm

the 2024 details

Presenting the 30th SEASIDE Prize™ Award, SEASIDE Institute
announces Victor Dover and Joe Kohl as 2024 Seaside Prize Recipients

February 2-4, 2024



For the 30th anniversary of the Seaside Prize, the SEASIDE Institute™ will recognize Victor Dover and Joe Kohl, founders since 1987 of the Miami-based town planning firm, Dover, Kohl and Partners.

The prize, which is awarded annually, celebrates individuals or organizations whose life’s work or accomplishments are emblematic of the Institute’s mission of inspiring livable communities. The celebration will take place the weekend of February 2 through February 4, 2024, with a variety of events and symposia themed, “New Urbanism: Frontiers Remain.”

The 2024 honorees, Dover and Kohl, are known for their work as reformers, revitalizing traditional towns, fixing sprawl, creating new neighborhoods and citywide and regional plans. They have been leaders in integrating better collaborative methods and meaningful citizen involvement in city planning reform.


The Seaside Institute will formally present the Seaside Prize to Victor Dover and Joe Kohl at the awards ceremony on February 3, 2024, by Seaside, Florida Founder, Robert Davis. The ceremony will be hosted at The Chapel at Seaside, the central event of a weekend dedicated to reflection, celebration, and inspiration.

For more information about the Seaside Prize and the Seaside Institute, please visit our website at

Christy Milliken / Director Seaside Institute or 850-231-2421

Event address: 
89 Central Square
Seaside, FL 32459
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