James B. Recchie Design Award

finalist verticalCONGRATULATIONS to the 2015 James B. Recchie Design Award Finalists!

Columbus Landmarks Foundation has announced five finalists for its prestigious James B. Recchie Design Award honoring excellence in urban design:

Driving Park Branch, Columbus Metropolitan Library
1442 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, OH 43205
Architect/Designer: NBBJ
Owner: Columbus Metropolitan Library

The Joseph Hotel, Office Building and Pizzuti Collection
620 N. High St., 639 N. High St. & 632 N. Park St. Columbus, OH 43215
Architect/Designer: Arquitectonica and Lupton Rausch Associates
Owner: Pizzuti

Cristo Rey Columbus High School
400 E. Town St. Columbus, OH 43215
Architect/Designer: Schooley Caldwell Associates
Owner: Cristo Rey Columbus High School

Long Street Bridge Cultural Wall
Over I-71 between Hamilton & Jefferson, Columbus, OH 43215
Architect/Designer: Burgess & Niple, MKSK Studios and Artists: Larry Winston Collins and Kojo Kamau
Owners: Ohio Department of Transportation & City of Columbus

Stewart Alternative Elementary School
387 E. Beck St. Columbus, OH 43206
Architect/Designer: Hardlines Design and Schooley Caldwell Associates
Owner: Columbus City Schools

The award will be the 26th given in honor of the late James B. Recchie, a founding trustee of Columbus Landmarks Foundation. It honors excellence in urban design that can be reflected in historic or new buildings and places, additions to existing buildings, parks, public spaces and public art. The award celebrates projects that add to the distinctive character and improved quality of life of Columbus and the designers responsible for them. Jurors will determine the winner after conducting site visits. The 2015 jurors are Marc Folk, Executive Director, Arts Commission of Greater Toledo; Timothy Hawk, AIA, WSA Studio; and Cynthia Hunt, Architectural Historian and Consultant, clh & associates, llc.

The winner will be announced at the Annual Design & Preservation Awards Reception & Program on Thursday, October 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Smith Bros. Hardware.

Awards Program & Reception at Smith Bros.
Thursday, October 8

A tour of past winners will be held Sunday, September 13 from 1-4 p.m. and qualifies for 2.5 AIA HSW Learning Units.

Walking Tour of Past Winners  >>VIEW PAST WINNERS
Sunday, September 13 – earn 2.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Exhibition of Finalists at Center for Architecture & Design
Details coming soon

Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors:

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