Urban Open Space Award: Winners and Finalists through the Years

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2014

Winner
Klyde Warren Park; Dallas, Texas
Owner: Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation
Designer: The Office of James Burnett – Landscape Design

Finalists
Columbus Commons and Scioto Mile, Columbus, Ohio
Project owner: Scioto Mile: City of Columbus; Columbus Commons: Capitol South Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation
Designer: Scioto Mile: MKSK (formerly MSI); Columbus Commons: EDGE and Moody Nolan

Guthrie Green, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Owner: George Kaiser Family Foundation
Designer: John Wong

The Railyard Park + Plaza; Santa Fe, New Mexico
Owner: City of Santa Fe, NM
Designer: Ken Smith, ASLA, Landscape Architect, Frederic Schwartz, FAIA

Washington Park; Cincinnati, Ohio
Owner: Cincinnati Park Board
Designer: Human Nature, Inc.

2013

Winners
The Parks and Waterfront at Southeast False Creek, Vancouver, BC
Project Owner: City of Vancouver
Designer: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.

The Yards Park, Washington DC
Project Owner: District of Columbia
Developer: Forest City
Designer: M. Paul Friedberg & Partners

Finalists
Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York, NY
Project Owner: Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation Department
Designer: Hargreaves Associates (Lead Design Consultant)

Cumberland Park, Nashville, TN
Project Owner: Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation Department
Designer: Hargreaves Associates (Lead Design Consultant)

Wilmington Waterfront Park, Wilmington, CA
Project Owner: Port of Los Angeles
Designer: Sasaki Associates, Inc.

2012

Winner
Railroad Park, Birmingham, Alabama
Project Sponsor and designer: Tom Leader Studio

Finalists
Pier 25 at Tribeca Section of Hudson River Park, New York, New York
Project Sponsor and designer: Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects P.C.

Riverwalk Urban Waterfront, Calgary, Alberta
Project Sponsor and designer: Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Tanner Springs Park, Portland, Oregon
Project Sponsor and designer: Atelier Dreiseitl GmbH

The High Line, New York, New York
Project Sponsor and designer: James Corner Field Operations

2011

Winner
Citygarden, St. Louis Missouri
Project Sponsor: Gateway Foundation
Designer: Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

Finalists
Discovery Green, Houston Texas
Project Sponsor: Discovery Green Conservancy
Designer: Hargreaves Associates

Jamison Square, Portland, Oregon
Project Sponsor and Designer: Peter Walker and Partners Landscape Architecture

Raymond and Susan Brochstein Pavillion, Houston, Texas
Project Sponsor and designer: Thomas Phifer and Partners

Simon and Helen Director Park, Portland, Oregon
Project Sponsor and designer: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP

2010

First year of award

Winner
Campus Martius Park, Detroit, Michigan
Project Sponsor: Detroit 300 Conservancy
Designer: Rundell Ernstenberger Associates

Finalists
Bremen Street Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Project Sponsor and Designer: Brown, Richardson & Rowe, Landscape Architects and Planners

Falls Park on the Reedy, Greenville, South Carolina
Project Sponsor: City of Greenville and Carolina Foothills Garden Club
Designer: Andrea Mains; Tom Keiths

Herald and Greeley Square Parks, New York, New York
Project Sponsor: 34th Street Partnership
Designer: 34th Street Partnership, Stantec

Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, Washington
Project Sponsor: Seattle Art Museum
Designer: Weiss/Manfredi Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism

Schenley Plaza, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Project Sponsor: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
Designer: Sasaki Associates

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