Winners of the 2018 Modernism in America Awards

 John Hill
2. May 2018
Lenox Health Greenwich Village, New York City (Photo: Chris Cooper, Courtesy Perkins Eastman)
Docomomo US has announced the recipients of the 2018 Modernism in America Awards, thirteen projects that "showcase the highest level of expertise and commitment to careful preservation methods while serving as strong testaments to the efficacy of grassroots efforts, and public and private partnerships."
Now in it's fifth year, Docomomo US's annual Modernism in America Awards serve to highlight the "highest level of restoration expertise and demonstrate creative and sensitive 21st century solutions​." The 2018 winners, listed below, include building restorations but also documentation of modern buildings, an exhibition, and a film.

DESIGN AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
  • General Motors Design Dome and Auditorium, Warren, Michigan
  • Lenox Health Greenwich Village, New York City
  • Hill College House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • George Kraigher House, Brownsville, Texas
  • Imagining the Modern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Starship Chicago: A Film by Nathan Eddy, Chicago, Illinois
  • Tom Little: Georgia Advocacy, Atlanta, Georgia

CITATION OF MERIT
  • 115, Geotronics Labs Building, Dallas, Texas
  • George Washington Bridge Bus Station, New York City
  • Lurie House, Pleasantville, New York
  • Banking on Beauty, California
  • U.C. San Diego Campus-wide Historic Context Statement and Historic Resource Survey, San Diego, California

SPECIAL AWARD OF RESTORATION EXCELLENCE
  • Unity Temple, Oak Park, Illinois
General Motors Design Dome and Auditorium (Photo: James Haefner Photography)
Visit Docomomo US's website for more information on the 2018 Modernism in America Awards winners.

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