2023 Lerch Bates People's Choice Awards Project Finalists

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Tall Building

The St. Regis Chicago
Winner

Studio Gang, Design Architect; bKL Architecture, Architect of Record; Gensler, Hotel Architect; HBA, Interior Architect

The St. Regis Chicago

Chicago, IL

One Chicago
Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture and Goettsch Partners

One Chicago

Chicago, IL

Cirrus and Cascade Chicago
bKL Architecture

Cirrus and Cascade Chicago

Chicago, IL

Tree House
Pappageorge Haymes Partners

465 N. Park

Chicago, IL

320 South Canal – Union Station
Goettsch Partners

320 South Canal - Union Station

Chicago, IL

Single Family Residential - Renovation/Adaptive Reuse

Lakeside Midcentury
Winner

Robbins Architecture

Lakeside Midcentury

Southwest Michigan

Yannell PHIUS+ Residence
HPZS

Yannell PHIUS+ Residence

Chicago, IL

Wicker Park Courtyard House
34-TEN

Wicker Park Courtyard House

Chicago, IL

Unit 8408
Vladimir Radutny Architects

Unit 8408

Chicago, IL

Color Forward
DEW Design Company LLC

Color Forward

La Grange Park, IL

Single Family Residential - New Construction

Solar House
Winner

Booth Hansen

Solar House

Chicago, IL

The Brickyard
dSpace Studio Architects

The Brickyard

Chicago, IL

Susan's House
Mary English and Xavier Vendrell Architects

Susan's House

San Antonio, TX

Chicago Residence
Wheeler Kearns Architects

Chicago Residence

Southwest Michigan

Casa Rosita
Via Chicago

Casa Rosita

Las Catalinas, Costa Rica

Office

A Library Free for All
Winner

Stantec Architecture, Inc.

Walgreens Old Post Office

Chicago, IL

Uber - Chicago
Gensler

Uber - Chicago

Chicago, IL

North Lawndale Employment Network
Wheeler Kearns Architects

North Lawndale Employment Network

Chicago, IL

Kornberg Center
SmithGroup

Kornberg Center

Fitchburg, WI

Tree House
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

SOM Chicago Studio Renovation

Chicago, IL

Multifamily Residential

Tribune Tower Conversion
Winner

Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB)

Tribune Tower Conversion

Chicago, IL

Pullman Artspace Lofts
Stantec Architecture, Inc.

Pullman Artspace Lofts

Chicago, IL

Peabody School Apartments
Pappageorge Haymes Partners

Peabody School Apartments

Chicago, IL

Lucy Gonzalez Parsons Apartments
LBBA

Lucy Gonzalez Parsons Apartments

Chicago, IL

INTRO
Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture

INTRO

Cleveland, OH

Hospitality and Retail

Rockwell on the River
Winner

Rosen Architecture

Rockwell on the River

Chicago, IL

Viceroy Chicago
Goettsch Partners

Viceroy Chicago

Chicago, IL

Moxy Hotel Portland
DLR Group

Moxy Hotel Portland

Portland, OR

Tree House
Eckenhoff Saunders with Sterling Bay Design Studio

345 North Morgan

Chicago, IL

125 High St.
Krueck Sexton Partners

125 High St. - Roof Terrace & Lounge

Boston, MA

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Instructional Facility
Winner

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Instructional Facility

Urbana, IL

University of Chicago Student Wellness Center
Wight & Company

University of Chicago Student Wellness Center

Chicago, IL

Northwestern University Ryan Fieldhouse and Walter Athletics Center
Perkins&Will

Northwestern University Ryan Fieldhouse and Walter Athletics Center

Evanston, IL

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Building 201
CannonDesign

Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory Building 201

Laurel, MD

IIT Mies Towers Renovation
Dirk Denison Architects

IIT Mies Towers Renovation

Chicago, IL

Community and Cultural

Steppenwolf Theatre Campus Expansion
Winner

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Steppenwolf Theatre Campus Expansion

Chicago, IL

Pepper Family Wildlife Center
Goettsch Partners

Pepper Family Wildlife Center

Chicago, IL

Ford Calumet Environmental Center by Valerio Dewalt Train and Media-Objectives
Valerio Dewalt Train

Ford Calumet Environmental Center

Chicago, IL

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts
Studio Gang, Architect and Architect of Record; Polk Stanley Wilcox, Associate Architect

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts

Little Rock, AR

Al Wasl Plaza
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Al Wasl Plaza

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Civic

Navy Pier Flyover
Winner

Muller & Muller, Ltd (M2)

Navy Pier Flyover

Chicago, IL

University of Illinois Health Specialty Care Building
Shive Hattery, Inc. as Architect of Record with ZGF as Design Architect

University of Illinois Health, Specialty Care Building

Chicago, IL

LaGuardia Airport Terminal B
HOK

LaGuardia Airport Terminal B

Queens, NY

CTA Quincy Elevated Station Renovation_Restoration
EXP

CTA Quincy Elevated Station Renovation / Restoration

Chicago, IL

Chicago O'Hare International Airport Terminal 5 Extension
Muller & Muller, Ltd (M2) and HOK

Chicago O'Hare International Airport Terminal 5 Extension

Chicago, IL

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