Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards Honor City Innovators

According to ChicagoTribune.com, A number of community innovators were honored this Tuesday at the Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards.

Ten Developers and architects were honored at the 17th annual award ceremony at the UIC Forum. Monetary prizes were distributed to winners, ranging from $2,000 to $20,000. Winners include:

  • The Chicago Community Trust Outstanding Community Strategy of the Year ($20,000): The Greater Humboldt Park Community of Wellness
  • The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Outstanding Non-Profit Neighborhood Real Estate Project ($15,000): PCC Community Wellness Center for PCC Austin Family Health Center
  • The Polk Bros. Foundation Affordable Rental Housing Preservation Award ($15,000): Heartland Housing for Hollywood House
  • The Outstanding For-Profit Neighborhood Real Estate Project Award: Holsten Real Estate Development Corporation for Wilson Yard
  • Special Recognition Award ($5,000): Goodcity
  • Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design, First Place ($15,000): John Ronan Architects for Christ the King College Preparatory School
  • Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design, Second Place ($3,000): Booth Hansen for Chicago Park District Fieldhouses
  • Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design, 3rd Place ($2,000): Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture for Teen Living Programs
  • The Norman Bobins Leadership Award ($5,000): Rob and Amy Castaneda, Beyond the Ball
  • The Richard M. Daley Friend of the Neighborhoods Award: Toni Preckwinkle, President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners

For more about the 17th annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards, visit http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/theskyline/.