Eight Pennsylvania Architecture Firms Recognized with 2023 ULI Philadelphia Awards

ULI Philadelphia announced eight project winners for its 2023 Awards for Excellence on Thursday, June 15, 2023, held at the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, PA. Over 100 industry professionals and leaders celebrated the region’s development accomplishments. The work of eight firms with AIA Pennsylvania architect members was recognized at the ceremony.

The winners are (alphabetically):

Allentown Transportation Center, Allentown
Architect of Record: Bernardon
Open Space Category Winner

HarrowGate Dye Works Revival, Philadelphia
Architect: IS-DG
Small Scale Category Winner
2022 AIA Pennsylvania Design Award Finalist

NC Five, Philadelphia
Architect / Landscape Architect: WRT
Small Scale Category Winner
2022 AIA Pennsylvania Design Award Recipient

Southern Market Renovations, Lancaster
Architect: RLPS Architects
Small Scale Category Winner

St. Rita Place & Cascia Center, Philadelphia
Architect: CBP Architects
Small Scale Category Winner

The Block at SoNo, Philadelphia
Architect: ISA
Small Scale Category Winner
2022 AIA Pennsylvania Design Award Recipient

The Chestnut at University City & The Penn/ Drexel Newman Center, Philadelphia
Architect: SITIO architecture + urbanism
Large Scale Category Winner

The Ralph J. Roberts Boys and Girls Club
Architect: Heckendorn Shiles Architects
Small Scale Category Winner

Modeled to complement the ULI Global Awards for Excellence, the Philadelphia Award winners represent the highest standards of achievement in the development industry and advance the ULI mission to shape the future of the built environment for positive impact in communities worldwide. The Awards recognized finalists under three categories: Small Scale, Large Scale, and Open Space. Winners were among an impressive list of 13 finalists and selected by a national jury of nine experts.

In addition to recognizing the eight exceptional projects above, ULI Philadelphia also presented two inaugural Individual Leadership Awards. The Individual Leadership Award Winners were presented by Antonio Fiol-Silva, FAIA, Founding Principal at SITIO urbanism + architecture, and Marilyn Jordan-Taylor, Assoc. AIA, Professor of Architecture & Urban Design at Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania. Antonio and Marilyn, both ULI Philadelphia Advisory Board members, served on the organization’s 2023 Leadership Award jury.

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world. ULI Philadelphia is one the institute’s largest and most robust District Councils, with about 1,000 members throughout the area, including regional satellites in Central Pennsylvania, Delaware, Lehigh Valley, and Southern New Jersey. ULI Philadelphia’s regional footprint comprises Philadelphia Metro, Central PA, Lehigh Valley, Delaware, and Southern NJ.

View photos from the event and project details over on ULI Philadelphia’s site.