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Annual Placemaking Awards for Excellence

2016 EVENT COMMITTEE:
Event Chair, Louis Oliverio | Event Vice Chair, Gregg Broujos | Jury Chair, Lisa Kelly | Jury Vice Chair, Chic Noll | District Council Chair, Bill Cramer | Tamara Dudukovich | Craig Dunham | Ben Hunter | David Gibson | James Murray-Coleman | Diana Reid | Ed Shriver | John Vogel | John Watt

Annual Placemaking Awards for Excellence

Congratulations to the 2016 Placemaking Award Winners!

Thank you to the nearly 300 guests who joined us for the 4th Annual Placemaking Awards for Excellence on October 20, celebrating outstanding projects, achievements and leaders in our city. By definition, Placemaking embraces the creation of spaces that promote people’s health, happiness, and well being through planning, design and management. It is with much excitement that we recognize this year’s award winners.

A brief media piece, highlighting each winning project, can be found using the hyperlinks below:

On the right sidebar, please also enjoy video footage of the Moderated Discussion featuring: Carol Brown – Past President, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust; Kevin McMahon – President & CEO, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust; and Grant Oliphant – President, The Heinz Endowments.

Award Categories – Now Accepting Nominations for our
2017 Placemaking Awards for Excellence!

• Catalytic Place – This award will recognize the place that best generates improvement and progress to the economic development and/or standard of living in a surrounding community.
• Transformative Place – This award will recognize the place that has been transformed through exemplary design to one of iconic beauty.
• Community Place – This award will recognize the place that best engages and strengthens the community/neighborhood through opportunities to assemble, unite or celebrate.
• Healthy Place – This award will recognize the place that promotes activity and social interaction through health-giving and accessible design to improve overall quality of life.
Visionary Place  This award recognizes the vision for a place currently under development promising significant impact on lifestyle and the region.

2017 Placemaking Awards For Excellence Form

Submit TWO (2) photographs in JPG format to holly.muchnok@uli.org with the name of your place/project in the subject line.
All fields are required, unless otherwise specified.

Place/Project Name:

Physical Address:

Nominator Name:

Nominator Phone:

Nominator Email:

Development Team:

Project Description:

Project Website:

Project Impact:

Project Category (optional):

Event Day Representative (who will accept a hopeful award on behalf of the place/project):

Submit TWO (2) photographs in JPG format to holly.muchnok@uli.org with the name of your place/project in the subject line.

There is no cost to nominate. Submissions may be generated from any component of the development team (i.e. architect, developer, financier, etc.) With any questions, the District Council Office can be reached at (724) 687-0707.

Ask us about sponsorship and ad opportunities for 2017! Contact the District Council Office for further information: (724) 687-0707 or holly.muchnok@uli.org.


Congratulations to the 2015 Placemaking Awards for Excellence Winners!

See photos from the 2015 Placemaking Awards for Excellence above.

Congratulations to the 2014 Placemaking Awards for Excellence Winners!

Congratulations to the 2013 Placemaking Awards for Excellence Winners!