Awards

2013 Silver Spark Design Award

Spark Design Awards

Category: Spaces

Southwest Porch at Bryant Park

Ignacio Ciocchini, Julie Ember, Neha Sabnis: Bryant Park Corporation

Nancy Thiel: Thiel Architecture + Design

November 2013

2012 Good Design Award

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum
of Architecture and Design

The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies

Category: Environments 2012

Bryant Park Litter Receptacles

Ignacio Ciocchini, Designer

Bryant Park Corporation

December 2012

IDEA Finalist

Industrial Designers Society of
America

Bryant Park Litter Receptacles

June 2011

Faces of Design Award

Faces of Design

Portfolio of Work

Ignacio Ciocchini, Industrial Designer

Bryant Park Corporation, 34th Street Partnership, Chelsea Improvement Company

January 2011

2010 Silver Spark Design Award

Spark Design Awards

Bryant Park Litter Receptacles

Ignacio Ciocchini, Industrial Designer

Bryant Park Corporation / Chelsea Improvement Company

November 2010

Great Places in America: Public
Spaces

American Planning Association

Category: Public Spaces

Bryant Park, New York City

Bryant Park Corporation

October 2010

WOW Award

PR News

Category: WOW

Southwest Airlines Co., The Southwest Porch at Bryant Park

Bryant Park Corporation

October 2010

2010 Downtown Achievement
Awards: Merit Award

International Downtown
Association

Category: Public Space

Southwest Porch

Bryant Park Corporation

October 2010

2010 Landmark Award

American Society of Landscape
Architects and The National Trust for Historic Preservation

Category: Professional Awards

Redesign of Bryant Park, 1989

Olin Studios, Inc.

Bryant Park Corporation

May 2010

Reggie Award - Gold

Promotion Marketing Association

Category: Experiential Marketing
(Budget over $1,000,000)

Civic Entertainment Group, The Southwest Porch at Bryant Park

The Civic Entertainment Group

Bryant Park Corporation

March 2010

Reggie Award - Gold

Promotion Marketing Association

Category: Local, Regional
Marketing (Budget over $1,000,000)

Civic Entertainment Group, The Southwest Porch at Bryant Park

The Civic Entertainment Group

Bryant Park Corporation

March 2010

2009 Downtown Achievement
Awards

International Downtown
Association

Category: Public Space

Bryant Park Winter Program

Bryant Park Corporation

September 2009

2008 Downtown Achievement
Awards

International Downtown
Association

Category: Public Space

Bryant Park Restrooms

Bryant Park Corporation

June 2008

2008 Downtown Achievement
Awards

International Downtown
Association

Category: Social Issues

Bryant Park Word for Word Series

Bryant Park Corporation

June 2008

2008 NYC Neighborhood
Achievement Awards

NYC Department of Small
Business Services

Category: Placemaking

Bryant Park Programming

Bryant Park Corporation

February 2008

2007 New York City Neighborhood
Achievement Awards

NYC Department of Small
Business Services

Category: Placemaking

The Pond at Bryant Park

Bryant Park Corporation

July 2007

The William E. Simon Prize in
Social Entrepreneurship

Manhattan Institute for Policy
Research

Daniel A. Biederman

Bryant Park Corporation

2007

2004 Neighborhood Achievement
Awards

International Downtown
Association

Category: Public Space

Bryant Park Reading Room

Bryant Park Corporation

2004

2004 Neighborhood Development
Achievement Awards

NYC Department of Small
Business Services

Category: Public Space /
Outstanding Achievement

Bryant Park Reading Room, HBO Summer Film Festival

Bryant Park Corporation

2004

Industrial Design Excellence
Award 2002 - Bronze (IDEA 2002)

Industrial Designers Society of
America and Business Week Magazine

Category: Environments

Bryant Park Sign System

Bryant Park Restoration Corporation

June 2002

The EDRA/Places Awards for
Place Design and Place Research

Environmental Design Research
Association

Category: Place Design and Place
Research

Bryant Park

Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates, New York

Bryant Park Restoration Corporation

Autumn 1998

Special Achievement Award

International Downtown
Association

Category: Public Space

The New Bryant Park

Bryant Park Restoration Corporation

1997

President’s Award

American Society of Landscape
Architects

Category: New York Chapter

Daniel Biederman / Bryant Park Corporation

Daniel Biederman

1996

Award for Excellence

Urban Land Institute

Bryant Park

Bryant Park Restoration Corporation

1996

Landscape Presentation Award

The Preservation League of New
York State

Bryant Park Restoration
Corporation

1995

Urban Design Honor Awards

American Institute of
Architects

Category: Urban Design

Bryant Park and the Fifth Avenue Terrace of the New York Public Library

Hanna/Olin Ltd: Urban Landscape Architects; Davis Brody & Associates;
Hardy, Holzman, Pfeiffer & Associates; Kupiec & Koutsomitis Architects
PC; Bryant Park Restoration Corporation; NYPL; NYC Department of Parks and
Recreation; owners and clients

Bryant Park Restoration Corporation

May 1994

1994 Big Apple Award

International Furnishings and
Design Association

Category: New York Chapter

Bryant Park Restoration Corporation

1994

Certificate of Merit

The Municipal Art Society of
New York

The Restoration of Bryant Park

Bryant Park Restoration Corporation

1992

Special Achievement Award

International Downtown
Association

Category: Communications

“The New Bryant Park” Information/Fundraising Packet

Bryant Park Restoration Corporation

1989

1984 Award for Distinguished
Community Service

Goldome

Restoration of Bryant Park

Bryant Park Restoration Corporation

December 1984

Other Awards Won by Our Staff

2013 IDA Merit Award

International Downtown
Association

Category: Public Space

Free Public WiFi Network

Chelsea Improvement Company

August 2013

2012 Good Design Award

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum
of Architecture and Design

The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies

Category: Environments 2012

CityBench

Ignacio Ciocchini, Designer

Chelsea Improvement Company

December 2012

2012 Silver Spark Design Award

Spark Design Awards

Category: Product

CityBench

Ignacio Ciocchini, Industrial Designer

Chelsea Improvement Company

December 2012

2012 Bronze Spark Design Award

Spark Design Awards

Category: Communication

SBS Graphics and Interface Design

Ignacio Ciocchini, Julie Ember, Jamie Song: 34th Street Partnership

Margaret Coffey, Ted Orosz: MYA NYC Transit

William Carry, Neil Gagliardi, NYC DOT

December 2012

2012 IDA Merit Award

International Downtown
Association

Category: Public Space

CityBench

Chelsea Improvement Company

September 2012

2012 IDA Merit Award

International Downtown
Association

Category: Public Space

Select Bus Service Vending Machine Graphics and Interface Redesign

34th Street Partnership

September 2012

IDEA Finalist

Industrial Designers Society of
America

CityBench

September 2012

2010 Downtown Pinnacle Award

International Downtown
Association

Chelsea Triangle

Chelsea Improvement Company

October 2010

Curbed Awards 2010

curbed.com

Category: Urban Design

Coolest Seat on the Street

Ignacio Ciocchini, Industrial Designer

Chelsea Improvement Company

September 2010

Big Apple Greeter

Celebrate New York 2009 Awards

Daniel A. Biederman

December 2009

2009 Silver Spark Award

Spark Design Awards

SW Chelsea Streetscape Collection

Ignacio Ciocchini, Industrial Designer

Chelsea Improvement Company

November 2009

2008 NYC Neighborhood
Achievement Awards

NYC Department of Small
Business Services

Category: Placemaking

Chelsea Triangle

Chelsea Improvement Company

February 2008

2007 Downtown Achievement
Awards: Special Achievement Award

International Downtown
Association, Walker Parking Consultants

Category: Transportation

Parking Regulations Sign System

34th Street Partnership

July 2007

20th Annual Excellence in
Design Competition, Bronze Medal

Appliance Magazine

Category: Commercial / Vending
Appliances

34th Street News box

34th Street Partnership

April 2007

2007 Jury Award

Society for Environmental
Graphic Design

34th Street Parking Sign System

34th Street Partnership

2007

Industrial Design Excellence
Award 2006 (IDEA 2006), Bronze IDEA Award

Industrial Designers Society of
America and Business Week Magazine

Category: Environments

34th Street Outdoor Information Carts

34th Street Partnership

September 2006

2005 Award for Excellence

Urban Land Institute

34th Street Streetscape Program

34th Street Partnership

April 2005

2003 New York City Neighborhood
Development Awards: Award of Merit

NYC Department of Small
Business Services

Category: Public Space

Custom Designed Street Furniture

34th Street Partnership

July 2003

SEGD 2003 Awards: Award of
Merit

Society for Environmental
Graphic Design

Category: Wayfinding

34th Street Partnership Self-Illuminating Street Sign

34th Street Partnership

June 2003

2002 New York City Neighborhood
Development Awards: Award of Merit

NYC Department of Small
Business Services

Category: Public Space

Herald and Greeley Square Parks

34th Street Partnership

July 2002

Awards for Excellence in Design

The Art Commission of the City
of New York

New Pay Telephone Enclosure, 34th
Street Partnership contribution to NYC streetscape design

34th Street Partnership

March 2001

2000 Downtown Achievement
Awards: Special Achievement Award

International Downtown
Association

Category: Public Space

Herald and Greeley Squares

34th Street Partnership

August 2000

Thirteenth Annual Brendan Gill
Prize

The Municipal Art Society of
New York

Category: Horticulture

Maureen Hackett, Director of Horticulture

34th Street Partnership

August 2000

Lucy G. Moss Preservation Award

New York Landmarks Conservancy

Category: Preservation

Preservation Award for Herald and Greeley Squares

34th Street Partnership

April 2000

Merit Award: 101 Park Avenue
Streetscape Improvements

New Jersey American Society of Landscape
Architects

Category: New Jersey Chapter

Grand Central Partnership, 101 Park Avenue Streetscape Improvements

Grand Central Partnership

February 2000

Quality of Life and Community
Service Award

Murray Hill Neighborhood
Association

Beautification of 34th Street and
Grand Central Partnership Streets

Daniel Biederman

October 1998

Project of the Year Award,
Streetscape Improvements

Metro NY/NJ Construction
Management Association of America

Grand Central Partnership
Streetscape Improvements

Grand Central Partnership

May 1998

Special Achievement Award

International Downtown
Association

Retail Improvement Program

34th Street Partnership

1997

Arbor Day Award

National Arbor Day Foundation

Grand Central Partnership
Streetscape Program

Grand Central Partnership

1996

Award of Merit

American Institute of
Architects

Category: New York Chapter

Retail Improvement Program for both 34th Street and Grand Central

34th Street Partnership / Grand Central Partnership

June 1995

Green Thumb Award

The East Side Association

Grand Central Horticulture

Grand Central Partnership

1995

Apple Neighborhood Achievement
Award

Apple Bank

34th Street Partnership

1993

Donald C. Platten Corporation
Environmental Award

We Care About New York INC.

Grand Central Partnership

1993

Special Achievement Award

International Downtown
Association

Category: Downtown Trends

The Homeless and other Downtown Social Initiatives

Grand Central Partnership

1993

Star Award: Successful
Transforming Actions in the Region

Regional Planning Association

Grand Central Partnership

1992

Media Award - Exceptional Merit

Community Action Network

Homeless Shelter Rooftop Garden

Grand Central Partnership, Rodale Press, Inc.

Grand Central Partnership

1992

1991 “New York Loves
You” Award

New York State Department of
Economic Development

For contribution to the importance
of NY State’s tourism, and environment

Grand Central Partnership

1991

Award for Excellence

Urban Land Institute

Grand Central Partnership

1991

Outstanding Planning Award

American Planning Association

Category: Planning Implementation

Master plan for the Grand Central District

Grand Central Partnership, Benjamin Thompson Associates, Inc. Architects

Grand Central Partnership

1991

Manhattan Transition Center’s
Community Based Programs

Board of Education - City of
New York

Grand Central Partnership

1991

Merit Award

American Society of Landscape
Architects

Master Plan for the Grand Central
District

Grand Central Partnership

1990

Special Achievement Award

International Downtown
Association

Security Force Regulations and
Procedure Book

Grand Central Partnership

1989