The RiverFront Honored with Congress for the New Urbanism Merit Award

The Congress for The New Urbanism cited the success of The RiverFront in its 2024 Awards cycle. Recognized with a Merit Award in the Region category (Metropolis, City, and Town) the jury noted its transformative impact on the entire regional economy.

Completed in the last two years, the RiverFront is a public space worthy of a growing metropolitan area. “The team overcame seemingly insurmountable odds—centuries of buried infrastructure; built atop a superfund site, alongside North America’s longest river; near more than 75 National Register of Historic Places properties; and a global pandemic,” they explain. “Completed on schedule and within budget, the RiverFront is a compelling example of how civic investment in parks can heal industrial scars of the past and transform and enliven downtowns.”

Read more in CNU’s Journal, Public Square.