FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2022
25th Annual Mayor’s Design Awards Recipients Announced
Milwaukee Buildings, Improvements, and Spaces from All 15 Aldermanic Districts Are Recognized
MILWAUKEE – Mayor Cavalier Johnson is announcing the recipients of the 2022 Mayor’s Design Awards. Now in its 25th year, the Mayor’s Design Awards recognize design excellence throughout the City of Milwaukee.
Projects receive awards adding value to their neighborhoods by restoring, constructing, or enhancing their properties in a way that respects the urban fabric and contributes to the character of their surroundings. Awardees range from large iconic buildings, to small business storefronts, outdoor gathering spaces, and community-led public art installations.
This is the first time in Mayor’s Design Awards history where projects in all 15 Aldermanic Districts are recognized.
“For 25 years, Milwaukee has witnessed tremendous growth and activity. New buildings, outdoor spaces, attractions, and landscaping add to the fabric of our neighborhoods,” said Mayor Cavalier Johnson. “These awards celebrate the innovative efforts that make our city a great place to live, work, and have fun. I am excited to recognize these deserving projects that showcase the power of urban design to build stronger communities and move Milwaukee forward.”
The full list of 2022 Mayor’s Design Awards recipients is available HERE.
Additional information and answers to specific questions are available by email at [email protected].
2022 Mayor's Design Awards Recipients
Thirteen31 Place Apartments (12th Aldermanic District): Led by Rule Enterprises and Lutheran Social Services, this mixed-income housing development in Walker’s Point was once a tax-delinquent brownfield. The majority of partners involved in the development are graduates of LISC Milwaukee’s Associates of Commerce Real Estate (ACRE) program designed to prepare people of color for a career in real estate.