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Hegeman wins Building Brooklyn Award

Housing Development Director David Beer accepts the award on behalf of the Hegeman project team.


Common Ground staff were honored to accept the 2013 Building Brooklyn Award for our newest Brooklyn residence, The Hegeman.

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce shone the spotlight on the winners of the 2013 Building Brooklyn Awards, which recognizes recently completed construction and renovation projects that enrich Brooklyn’s diverse neighborhoods and economy. The Building Brooklyn Awards salutes a wide range of project types, budgets and neighborhoods. The ceremony took place this year on July 10th, at the Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Here are the list of winning projects and their respective categories:

Adaptive Reuse
Wythe Hotel
Two Trees Management Co. LLC

Arts and Culture
BAM Fisher
Brooklyn Academy of Music

Civic and Institutional
Kensington Library
Brooklyn Public Library

Community Health
Gilbert Rivera Pavilion/Maimonides Breast Cancer Center
Maimonides Medical Center

Economic Development
Barclays Center
Forest City Ratner Companies

Historic Preservation and Community Development
Pitkin Theatre Center
POKO Partners LLC

Landscape and Open Space
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 5
Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation

National Grid Award for Energy Efficiency
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitors Center
Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Retail
City Point
Albee Development LLC

Residential - Affordable Housing
The Hegeman
Common Ground Community HDFC, Inc.

Residential - Low Rise
Subtractive House
Albert and Sonia Misak

Residential - Multi-Family
205 Water Street
Toll Brothers City Living

“We have a wonderful list of winners this year. They represent a variety of projects hailing from all parts of the borough,” said Carlo A. Scissura, President & CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. “Brooklyn is home to a lot of great architecture, from civic institutions to recreational facilities to retail spaces, and this year’s winners represent some of the best the borough has to offer. I want to extend my congratulations to all of them and look forward to honoring them all on July 10 at Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook.”

The BBA judging committee - comprised of architects, planners, government officials, economic development experts and business leaders - convened earlier this spring to select the winners from the nominated projects.

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