Columbus, Ohio, 4/1/2011 - In a ceremony at The Ohio State University’s William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library, Columbus Landmarks Foundation announced the winners of its 2010 James B. Recchie Design & Preservation Awards. The 2010 James B. Recchie Design Award was presented to the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Community Garden Campus and Chase Community Garden Center, owned by the City of Columbus and Franklin Park Conservatory and designed by Schooley Caldwell Associates, MSI and JMMD. "The quality of execution of design [of the community gardens and garden center complex] is world class," said George Acock, juror and AIA, Acock Associates Architects.
Each year Columbus Landmarks honors individuals and institutions that have made exceptional strides in promoting historic preservation and producing quality urban design in central Ohio with seven awards, including the prestigious James B. Recchie Design Award. James Recchie was a noted Columbus attorney and Columbus Landmarks founding trustee. The award celebrates his vision of a better Columbus through quality urban design.
Other awards for SCA people or projects:
--Columbus Downtown Development Corporation for the Lazarus Building - Henry L. Hunker Urban Legacy Award
--Robert D. Loversidge, Jr. - Dixie Sayre Miller Patron Award
About Schooley CaldwelL ASSOCIATES
Schooley Caldwell Associates is a direct descendent of Sims, Cornelius & Schooley, a partnership founded in February of 1944. In January of 1980, the firm was organized as a professional corporation under the laws of the State of Ohio and in November of 1995, moved to its present location at 300 Marconi Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43215. The current staff has a wide variety of experience in planning, design and construction services, provides a full range of services to the private sector as well as all levels of government clients. Recent work ranges throughout Ohio and the United States, and spans as far afield as Latin America, Europe and Asia.
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