Chicago Riverwalk AWARDS

  • AL Light & Architecture Design Awards, Outstanding Achievement in Exterior Lighting
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Illinois Chapter, Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award - Outstanding Project (>$25M), Phases 2 and 3
  • American Institute of Architects, Honor Award, Regional & Urban Design
  • American Institute of Architects, Honor Award, Architecture
  • American Society of Landscape Architects, Professional Award, Design
  • American Institute of Architects, Chicago Chapter, Design Excellence Award, Phase 2
  • American Society of Landscape Architecture Illinois Chapter, Presidential Award, Phases 2 and 3
  • Architizer A+ Awards, Jury & Popular Choice Winner in Concepts-Architecture +Urban Transformation
  • Chicago Building Congress Merit Awards, Honor Award for Infrastructure Construction, Phase 2
  • Chicago River Blue Awards, Silver Ribbon, Phase 2
  • (Confidential until late August 2018 – need to confirm award level)
  • Engineering News-Record, Best of the Best Landscape/Urban Development Project
  • Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards, Finalist — Spaces, Places, and Cities Category, Phase 2
  • Friends of the Chicago River, Blue Ribbon Award
  • International Downtown Association, Pinnacle Award – Public Space Category, Phase 2
  • Illuminating Engineering Society International Illumination Design Award of Excellence, Outdoor Lighting Design, Phase 2
  • IALD International Lighting Design Awards, Award of Merit
  • Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, 2017 Silver Medalist, Phases 2 and 3
  • The Waterfront Center Excellence on the Waterfront Awards, Honor Award — Park/Walkway/Recreational Category, Phase 2
  • The Architect’s Newspaper, Best of Design Awards, Phase 2
  • Urban Land Institute Chicago Vision Awards, Finalist
  • World Landscape Architecture, Award of Excellence for Built Design, Phases 2 and 3
Photo Credits

  • ©City of Chicago
  • ©Kate Joyce, Kate Joyce Studios
  • ©Christian Philips

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​City Winery

  • Phil Solomonson
  • Paul Crisanti
  • Maria Traversa​

Urban Kayaks

  • Joshua Melli