Annual Placemaking Awards for Excellence

Event Chair, Jael Jones - Specialty Group | Event Vice Chair, Peter Quintanilla - Michael Baker International | Jury Chair, David Gibson - PNC | Jury Vice Chair, Robin Zoufalik - Pieper O'Brien Herr Architects | District Council Chair, Tamara Dudukovich - Catalyst Communities

Sarah Baker | Margaret Bell | Gregg Broujos | Bill Cramer | Adrienne Donatucci | Lisa Dugan | Ben Hunter | Lisa Kelly | Tom Link | Louis Oliverio | Ed Shriver | Michael Sriprasert | Chris Stoffan | John Vogel | John Watt

Annual Placemaking Awards for Excellence

The Urban Land Institute in Pittsburgh is pleased to announce our 7th Annual Placemaking Awards for Excellence Honoring Millcraft on Friday, October 18, 2019.  This fall awards event is our annual opportunity to formally recognize outstanding projects, achievements and leaders in our city who are committed to the creation and celebration of “place.” Join over 200 commercial real estate professionals, as we convene thought leaders from a wide array of disciplines who passionately promote the responsible use of land. Juried awards will be presented for excellence in: Catalytic Place | Transformative Place | Community Place | Healthy Place | Visionary Place. 

Event Details: Friday, October 18, 2019 at 11:30am (location: Omni William Penn). For pricing, sponsorship, and program advertisement information: Click Here


Check back soon! Nominations are FREE and welcomed from any part of the project development team.  A brief online form will be available here this April with a deadline of June 1, 2019. * Please note our 2019 nomination season has changed from prior years to allow greater time to celebrate our nominees through enhanced marketing in advance of the event.

Congratulations to the Past Placemaking Award Winners 2013-2018!

2018 Nominees Included:

  • Downtown Facade Restoration
  • Hamnett Place Neighborhood, Wilkinsburg
  • Henry W. Oliver Building
  • The Bakery Society Pittsburgh
  • museumlab at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
  • Distrikt Hotel
  • Echo Realty Corporate Headquarters
  • Bayard School Lofts
  • Eighth and Penn
  • Heaton Family Learning Commons
  • The Brew House
  • Family Pathways
  • Arsenal 201 (Phase 1)
  • Carnegie Science Center/PPG Science Pavilion
  • Kauffman Center for the Hill House District
  • East Warrington Avenue Business District (Allentown neighborhood, City of Pittsburgh)
  • Federal Galley
  • The Frick Pittsburgh | Summer Fridays at the Frick
  • West Erie Plaza
  • Pittsburgh in Motion
  • The Isaiah Project

Congratulations to the 2017 Placemaking Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2016 Placemaking Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2015 Placemaking Awards for Excellence Winners!

Congratulations to the 2014 Placemaking Awards for Excellence Winners!

Congratulations to the 2013 Placemaking Awards for Excellence Winners!