Kingston’s 2017 Livable City Design Award Winners

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2017 Livable City Desgn Award winner

Winners of the 2017 Livable City Design Awards were announced today by the City of Kingston.

Celebrating excellence in building project design, the nominated projects were all completed between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2016 and must be visible or accessible to the public.

A jury evaluated the nominees based on a number of criteria that included: significance to the City; significance to their community; innovation; context; execution; sustainable design; and accessibility. Conservation practices were also considered for heritage restoration projects.

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Awards of Excellence

42 Lakeshore Drive, residential development
Anna Lane, 121 Queen St.
Currie and Mackenzie Buildings, 15-17 Valour Dr.
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King St. West
Molly Brant Elementary School, 30 Lyons St.
Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, 370 King St. West

Awards of Merit

7 Pine Street, residential development
Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St.
BPE Development Office, 141 Hickson Ave.
Kingston Community Health Centre, 263 Weller St.
Martello Alley, 203 B Wellington St.
Midland Park, 1391 Midland Ave.
Street Health Centre, 115 Barrack St.

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A slideshow of photos for the above locations can be found on this City of Kingston page.

The People’s Choice Award – selected by Kingston residents in an online survey in October – went to Martello Alley, located at 203 B Wellington Street.

Martello Alley

Top image: City of Kingston (Twitter)
Martello Alley photo: Facebook