updated: 11/15/2013 7:15:25 AM
A high-profile development in downtown Indianapolis has won the top annual honor from the Indy Chamber. CityWay received the organization's Monumental Award during a Thursday night ceremony. The chamber announced several other winners, including entrepreneur of the year and economic development project of the year.
November 15, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - (November 14, 2013) CityWay received the highest honor of the Monumental Award tonight at the Indy Chamber's Monumental Awards dinner. The awards ceremony honored the most significant achievements by individuals and businesses that contribute to excellence in regional economic development, entrepreneurship, workforce development, architecture, design, engineering, construction and public art throughout the Indianapolis region.
"CityWay is a bold project that encompasses many aspects of design including architecture, landscape architecture, construction and public art. The overall broad spectrum of disciplines the project covers is what led to the monumental jurors' decision," Michael Huber, president and CEO of the Indy Chamber, explained. "Every project submitted is significant to the landscape of the Indianapolis region."
The Monumental Award was accepted by Buckingham Companies representatives.
The winner of the Monumental Award was selected by an impartial jury of community and professional leaders from the honor award winners in each of the following six categories: Architecture/Interior Design/Landscape Architecture, Construction, Engineering, Innovative Reuse, Neighborhood Revitalization and Public Art. All other award categories had sanctioning organizations selected from the specific area of discipline.
Other top award winners included:
Architecture/Interior Design/Landscape Architecture: Buckingham Companies, CityWay
Construction: Buckingham Companies, CityWay
Economic Development Project of the Year: GEICO
Education Workforce Innovation: CNO Financial Group, GOLD Program
Engineering: ARCADIS, Belmont AWTP UV Disinfection Facility
Entrepreneur of the Year: Herd Strategies
Innovative Reuse: TrendyMinds, TrendyMinds New Office
Neighborhood Revitalization : Insight Development Corporation, 16 Park Apartments
Public Art: Buckingham Companies, CityWay
For more information on the Monumental Award or to see a complete listing of all category winners, please visit http://www.indychamber.com/monumentalawards.
About the Indy Chamber
The Indy Chamber is the voice of progress and improvement for the Indianapolis region's business community. With membership of nearly 3,000 businesses representing 230,000 employees in the Indianapolis region, the Indy Chamber is leading the effort to strengthen the business climate, improve the state of education, revitalize neighborhoods and enhance the region's workforce. In 2012, the Indy Chamber merged with Indy Partnership, Develop Indy, and Business Ownership Initiative. For more information about the Indy Chamber, visit www.indychamber.com.
Source: Indy Chamber