WASHINGTON — Ten developments from across North America, including one in Alberta, are winners of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2022 ULI Americas Awards for Excellence.
ULI began the Awards for Excellence program in 1979 to recognize superior development efforts in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, states a release.
The winners become finalists for the 2022 ULI Global Awards for Excellence, competing against projects from Europe and Asia. ULI will announce the winners of the Global Awards ahead of the organization’s fall meeting in October.
This year, 68 projects and programs from across the Americas region were submitted for the competition. The 11-member jury composed of development, finance, planning, urban design, architecture and landscape architecture experts selected 21 finalists and after speaking with the teams behind these projects and visiting all of them, the jury chose the 10 winners.
The 2022 ULI Americas Awards for Excellence winners are:
- EPIC– Hollywood, Calif.
- Essex Crossing– New York
- Homekey LifeMoves | Mountain View– Mountain View, Calif.
- HopeWorks Station North– Everett, Wash.
- Indigenous Peoples Experience at Fort Edmonton Park– Edmonton
- Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters– Portland, Ore.
- PopCourts!– Chicago
- Pete Pier – St. Petersburg, Fla.
- Taylor Street Apartments and Little Italy Branch Library– Chicago
- Truax Lofts– San Diego
The awards are open to projects and programs in the ULI Americas region that are substantially complete, financially viable and in stable operation. The program evaluates submissions on overall excellence, including achievements in marketplace acceptance, design, planning, technology, amenities, economic impact, management, community engagement, innovation and sustainability, among others, the release reads.
In addition to an open category, which recognizes all product types, the categories for this year’s awards included equitable development, low-carbon development, resilient development, small-scale development and urban open space.
The following projects received recognition in these categories:
- Equitable Development – Indigenous Peoples Experience at Fort Edmonton Park
- Equitable Development – Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters
- Low-Carbon Development – HopeWorks Station North
- Small-Scale Development – Taylor Street Apartments and Little Italy Branch Library
- Small-Scale Development – Truax Lofts
- Urban Open Space – PopCourts!
- Urban Open Space – St. Pete Pier