Urban Land Institute Oklahoma has selected nineteen finalists for its 5th Annual Impact Awards. The Impact Awards honor the projects that represent the best practices in land use and development, through their contributions to the built environment and the public realm. The projects promote the creation of resilient communities, intelligent densification and urbanization, as well as outstanding quality of design and construction. ULI seeks to recognize the projects that are pioneering, creative, and exemplary in their promotion of these goals. This year’s event is sponsored by The Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City. The winners will be announced February 15, 2019, at the Tower Theatre.
The awards will honor finalists in each of six categories:
Outstanding Community Building Effort: Kerr Park: Heart of the Community Initiative, Red Andrews Park, Ride OKC
Outstanding Public Initiative: Cleveland County Complex Master Plan, OKC Streetcar, Pete White Health & Wellness Center
Boutique Development: 8th Street Church, Classen29, Rodeo Cinema
Small Scale Development: 701 N. Hudson, The Seven at Page Woodson, Garner Crossing
Small Scale Rehabilitation and Restoration: 8th Street Market, John Rex Middle School, Elevator Annex
Large Scale Development: BOK Park Plaza, Steelyard Apartments
In addition, ULI Oklahoma will honor the Gathering Place for the Distinguished Merit Award and will recognize Jim Couch for the Distinguished Service Award.
“ULI Oklahoma is thrilled to recognize these projects for their positive impact on our communities, by making them more resilient, more walkable, and more inclusive. On February 15, we’ll honor the people responsible for developing projects that make Oklahoma a better place to live,” said ULI Oklahoma Chairman, Todd Glass.
Registration for the event is $60 for ULI Members, $35 for Student Members, and $80 for Non-Members.