17th Annual Building Brooklyn Awards Return in July

Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center. Photo via Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture

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    The best development projects in the borough will get their moment in the sun this summer as the Building Brooklyn Awards ceremony returns for 2017.

    The awards, organized by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, recognize development projects that enrich the borough economically, culturally and aesthetically. This year, winners were chosen across 15 categories, including community arts, adaptive reuse and affordable housing. The 15 winners in 2017 is an increase from 10 in 2016. The winners are selected by a panel of independent architects, city planners and other business leaders.

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    The NYU Tandon MakerSpace. Rendering via the NYU Tandon School of Engineering

    This year, the awards ceremony will honor Katepalli R. Sreenivasan, President and Dean of NYU Tandon School of Engineering and Timothy D. King, Managing Partner of CPEX Real Estate.

    Winners for 2017 include Pierhouse and 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Park, Empire Stores, the Ford Ampitheater and NYU Tandon’s Makerspace.

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    One John Street. Photo via One John Street

    The awards ceremony will kick off at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 13 at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge at 60 Furman Street. It will be followed by a cocktail reception at 7 p.m.

    To buy tickets or to learn more about the evening’s program, click here.

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