Pullman, NPS Photo
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Dec. 12, 2022) – AIA Illinois announces Pullman National Monument and State Historic Site as the recipient of the 2022 President’s Award as part of the AIA Illinois Honor Awards. The AIA Illinois Honor Awards are, “A Celebration of Better Illinois Communities by Design,” recognizing architecture throughout Illinois. The 2022 award recipients were recognized at a reception on Nov. 29 in Chicago at The Cliff Dwellers.
“The Pullman National Monument and State Historic Site was selected for the 2022 President’s Award, in recognition of the collective leadership of several groups and their efforts to preserve, protect, and restore the Historic Pullman District and for advancing the District to National Monument status,” said AIA Illinois 2022 Board President, James Maciejewski, AIA.
“They are to be commended for the positive impact this status has, and will continue to have, on the community, as well as elevating the importance of protecting unique architecture,” Maciejewski said.
The AIA Illinois Honor Awards recognize people and projects epitomizing the contributions of the architecture profession, the transformative power of design, and the dedication of individuals to service and excellence. All award winners have positively impacted citizens throughout the state of Illinois by helping create communities in which people are drawn to live and work, and to live healthier and happier.
The 2022 AIA Illinois President’s Award recipients for the Pullman National Monument and State Historic Site:
- National Parks Conservation Association
- Chicago Neighborhood Initiative
- National Parks Service
- National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum
- The Pullman Civic Organization
- Illinois Department of Natural Resources
- Historic Pullman Foundation
- National Park Foundation
- Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
About AIA Illinois
AIA Illinois, the state component of the national American Institute of Architects (AIA), represents more than 4,200 members working to build livable communities from Cairo to Chicago to Rockford. It is empowered by members to champion the profession of architecture. Learn more at www.aiail.org or call (217) 522-2309.