Names in the News

The Preservation League of New York State will honor Elizabeth Barlow Rogers and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with the Pillar of New York Award on 10.30.13…

El Barrio activist Iris Morales was honored with the Yolanda Garcia Community Planner Award and NYC Department of Parks & Recreation Chief of Operations Charles Gili was honored with the W. Alison and Elizabeth Stubbs Davis Award at the 2013 Municipal Art Society Summit for New York City…The Municipal Art Society’s 2013 MASterworks Winners are the Campbell Sports Center by Steven Holl Architects (Best New Building), McCarren Pool and Bathhouse by Rogers Marvel (Best Restoration), Barclays Center by SHoP Architects (Neighborhood Catalyst), and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitor Center by Weiss/Manfredi (Best New Urban Ammenity)…

The jury for the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee’s 6th Biennial Ideas Competition, “Queensway Connection: Elevating the Public Realm”, will be composed of: Susan Chin, FAIA, Executive Director, Design Trust for Public Space; Margaret Newman, FAIA, LEED AP, Chief of Staff to Commissioner Jannette Sadik-Khan, NYC Department of Transportation; Matthew Johnson, Senior Associate, Diller Scoffidio + Renfro; Claire Weisz, FAIA, Founding Partner, WXY Architecture + Urban Design; Frank Lupo, FAIA, LEED AP, Friends of the QueensWay Steering Committee; Andrew Stone, NYC Program Director, The Trust for Public Land; Ting Chin, AIA, and Yang Wang, AIA, Co-founders, Linearscape Architects, 2012 ENYA Ideas Competition Winners…

Jenny Gersten will be joining Friends of the Highline as its Executive Director.