Congratulations to AIA NJ Member Firms On 2022 Smart Growth Awards

September 15, 2022

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Congratulations to AIA New Jersey Member Firms On 2022 Smart Growth Awards


New Jersey Future has just announced is 2022 Smart Grown Award Winners. We are proud to share that three AIA New Jersey member firms were recognized. New Jersey Future’s Smart Growth Awards recognizes the very best in planning, development, and redevelopment in the Garden State. The 2022 virtual celebration honors six incredible winning projects and our two Cary Edwards Leadership Award winners for their groundbreaking contributions to making New Jersey communities sustainable and strong. Three of the winning projects were designed by AIA New Jersey member firms. You can click on the name of each project to learn more aobut it. 

Architects League of Northern New Jersey member firm, GK+A Architects, is part of the team for the award-winning LION GATE PARK AND URBAN WETLAND FLOODPLAIN CREATION PROJECT. A former brownfield site was converted into a parking space to provide recreational opportunities and reduce flood risk in Bloomfield.
Primary Partners: Township of Bloomfield | NY/NJ Baykeeper | Bloomfield Third River Association | CME Associates | PPD Design | GK + A  Architects | Strauss and Associates / Planners | Princeton Hydro

AIA Central New Jersey member firm, Clarke Caton Hintz, received recognition as part of the award-winning PACIFIC AVENUE REDEVELOPMENT PLAN team. 
Innovative plan that will connect neighborhoods and restore a vibrant downtown in Wildwood
Primary Partners: County of Cape May | City of Wildwood | Atlantic County Improvement Authority | South Jersey Economic Development District | Clarke Caton Hintz

Marchetto Higgins Stieve Architects, a member firm from Hoboken, NJ, served as architect for the award-winning TAYLOR VOSE development. 
State-of-the-art mixed-use development that is reshaping the historic downtown core in South Orange and reconnecting it with its past
Primary Partners: Township of South Orange Village | Vose Avenue Apartments Urban Renewal, LLC 
Marchetto Higgins Stieve Architects | Professional Construction Management, LLC | Topology

These projects and more will be celebrated in an online event and all are invited to attend! To make this event as inclusive as possible, we are waiving all admission fees, though advance registration is required. One registration provides access to either or both showings!


Smart Growth Awards Virtual Celebration

Thursday, November 10, 2022
12:00—1:00 p.m. and 5:00—6:00 p.m.


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