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Chicago’s Neighborhood Leaders Recognized

February 09, 2011

Outstanding Chicago real estate professionals who help to strengthen the city’s neighborhoods have been honored for their excellence.

The 17th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA) were delivered at a ceremony on Tuesday at the UIC Forum.

John Ronan Architects took first place in community design excellence for Christ the King College Prep School.

The awards recognize architects, foundations, organizations and community and government leaders that work to make Chicago’s neighborhoods strong and vibrant.

Created by LISC/Chicago, CNDA is the nation’s largest awards program dedicated to neighborhood-based development.

Ten awards were presented at Tuesday’s event; seven that recognized programs, projects and individuals as community development leaders and three sponsored by the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation for Architectural Excellence in Community Design.

Here are the awards, the winners and the amounts each won (if any):

*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 Castañeda, Beyond the Ball

*The Richard M. Daley Friend of the Neighborhoods Award: Toni Preckwinkle, President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners

To learn more about each award winner, check out Blair Kamin’s Cityscapes.

Congratulations to all the winners. Thank you for helping make Chicago’s neighborhoods such a great place in which to live.

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