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Awards
 
In over ten years spent building the City of New York, DDC has earned a great deal of recognition for the quality of its constructed projects, its engineering and construction achievements and its service to vendors. Below are the department's awards to date.

The Public Design Commission of the City of New York Awards

DDC Awards

2013 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997

2013

Clemente Soto Velez Center
New York Landmark Conservancy
Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award

Park Slope Branch Library
The Victorian Society New York
Preservation and Rehabilitation Award

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2010

Brooklyn Children's Museum Rooftop Pavillion
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

DOT Municipal Parking Garage
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

Harper Street Yard
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

Hunter's Point Library
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

Inhale/Exhale and Independent Lines
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

OEM Headquarters Addition
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

Pedestrian Bridges (East 111th and W. 181st.)
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

Quaker Meeting House
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Project Award

Queens Theatre in the Park
New York Construction Magazine
Project of the Year

Rescue Company 3
New York Construction Magazine
Award of Merit

Staten Island Animal Care Facility
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

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2009

Bronx River Art Center
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

Brooklyn Children's Museum
New York Construction Magazine
Award of Merit

Brooklyn Children's Museum, Bronx Zoo
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Building Brooklyn Award

EMS Station 3
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

Engine Company 259
Queens Chamber of Commerce
Excellence in Design

Help 1 Family Residence
Public Design Commission of the City of New York Excellence in Design

Kew Gardens Hills Library
Public Design Commission of the City of New York Excellence in Design

Mariners Harbor Branch Library
Public Design Commission of the City of New York Excellence in Design

The Lion House, Bronx Zoo
Public Design Commission of the City of New York Excellence in Design

The Lion House, Bronx Zoo
AIA New York State
Award of Merit

The Lion House, Bronx Zoo
The Municipal Art Society of New York
Masterwork Award

Zerega Avenue EMS
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design

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2008

The Gatehouse at Aaron Davis Hall
New York City Landmarks Conservancy
Lucy B. Moses Preservation Award

Brooklyn Central Library Entry Plaza and Auditorium
New York City Landmarks Conservancy
Lucy B. Moses Preservation Award

Brooklyn Central Library Entry Plaza and Auditorium
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
2008 Building Brooklyn Award

Queens Botanical Garden Visitor and Administration CenterAmerican Institute of Architects New York Chapter
Cultural Honor Award

Staten Island Zoo Reptile Wing
Construction Management Association of America Metro Chapter
Project of the Year

Brooklyn Children's Museum
Society of American Registered Architects
Project of the Year

121st Police Precinct on Staten Island
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design Award for 2007

Children's Library Discovery Center
(Queens Central Library)
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design Award for 2007

Flatbush Caton Market
Public Design Commission of the City of New York
Excellence in Design Award for 2007

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2007

Flight 587 Memorial
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter, Project of the Year

Schomburg Institute for Research in Black Culture
Construction Management Association of America Honorable Mention

DHS Family Center
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Rescue Company 3
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Glen Oaks Branch Library
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

EMS Station 50
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Installation of Timecast by Nobuho Nagasawa and Installation of Streetscape Improvements in the Columbia Waterfront District
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Columbus Circle Reconstruction
Rudy Bruner Award
Urban Excellence

Staten Island Zoo Reptile Wing
New York Construction News
Award of Merit

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2006

Columbus Circle Reconstruction
The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York Diamond Award for Excellence in Transportation Engineering

Williamsburgh Branch Library
New York City Landmarks Commission,
Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cloisters
New York City Landmarks Commission,
Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award

Flight 587 Memorial
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Ely Avenue Step Street Reconstruction
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Weeksville Heritage Center
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Columbus Circle Reconstruction
American Society of Landscape Architects,
Design Award

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2005

New York Hall of Science
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Project of the Year

Taxi and Limousine Commission
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Project of the Year

PS1 Contemporary Arts Center
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

Franklin, Park Slope and Bedford Atlantic Armories
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Lucy G. Moses Award for Preservation

Brooklyn Academy of Music
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Lucy G. Moses Award for Preservation

New York Botanical Garden
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Lucy G. Moses Award for Preservation

Engine Company 277 / Ladder Company 112
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design 

Kingsbridge Branch Library
New York Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Harriet Tubman Plaza and Memorial Sculpture
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Louise Nevelson Plaza
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

32nd Street Step Street Reconstruction (Queens)
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

City Lights Design Competition
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

PS 1 Contemporary Art Center
New York Construction News
Award of Merit

Columbus Circle Reconstruction
New York Construction News
Project of the Year

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2004

New York Hall of Science
American Institute of Architects
Honorable Mention
Public Project of the Year

Bloomingdale Park
New York Construction News Best of 2004
Site Landscaping Award

Wave Hill
New York Construction News
Best of 2004 Renovation Award

Franklin, Park Slope and Bedford Atlantic Armories
New York Preservation League
Organizational Excellence

Louis Armstrong House
New York Preservation League
Excellence in Historic Preservation

Madison Avenue Sewer Project
American Council of Engineering Companies of NY
Engineering Excellence

Bronx River Water Main Crossing
New York Association of Consulting Engineers
Engineering Excellence

DDC
Comptroller’s Office
2004 Annual Risk Management Award

DDC
Citywide Excellence in Technology Award for Best IT Collaboration Project (GIS)

High School for American Studies at Lehman College Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Project of the Year

Riker’s Island Central Freezer
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

Engine Company 1/Ladder Company 24
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

Rossville Fire/EMS Station
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

FDNY Training Facility at Randall’s Island
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

Snug Harbor Music Hall Renovation
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

Staten Island Children’s Museum Connector Building Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

Staten Island Children’s Museum Connector Building American Institute of Architects Staten Island Division
Honor Award

Engine Company 282/Ladder Company 148
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

5th Avenue Reconstruction (Brooklyn)
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

Staten Island Zoo Reptile Wing
American Institute of Architects Staten Island Division
Citation

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2003

El Museo del Barrio
Reconstruction of the Ground Floor and Plaza
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Brooklyn Museum, Design of Front Entrance and Plaza
New York City Art Commission,
Special Recognition

Engine Company 93 & 210 Rehabilitation
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Project of the Year

Crossroads Group Home
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

Bathgate EMS
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Honorable Mention

Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall
New York Construction News Best of 2003
Institutional Award

American Museum of Natural History’s Hall of Ocean Life New York Construction News Best of 2003
Renovation Award

Brooklyn Academy of Music
New York Construction News Best of 2003
Restoration Award

New York Public Library South Court Branch
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Project of the Year

Barclay Avenue Sewer Project
New York Association of Consulting Engineers
First Plan Diamond Award & Engineering Excellence Award

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2002

DDC
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Agency of the Year

PS 157 Façade Restoration
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Lucy G. Moses Award for Preservation

Administration for Children’s Services Children’s Center Preservation League of New York
Excellence in Historic Preservation

Administration for Children’s Services Children’s Center Municipal Art Society Award

DDC Schools Program
Preservation League of New York
Organizational Excellence for Preservation of Historic Schools

DDC, World Trade Center Disaster Site Recovery - American Society of Civil Engineers New York State Council, Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award

DDC, World Trade Center Disaster Site Recovery -
Sloan Public Service Award from the Fund for the City of New York

DDC, World Trade Center Disaster Site Recovery
Chapel of Four Chaplains
Humanitarian Award

DDC, World Trade Center Disaster Site Recovery
New York Construction Council Special Recognition for Leadership in Health and Safety

Brooklyn Children's Museum Expansion and Renovation New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Bronx Museum of the Arts Expansion and Renovation - New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

PS1 Contemporary Arts Center Façade Lighting
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

American Folk Art Museum
Royal Institute of British Architects
Best Building in the World

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2001

New York Hall of Science Addition
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Staten Island Children’s Museum
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Flushing Branch Library
American Institute of Architects (National)
Honor Awards for Architecture

Administration for Children’s Services
Children’s Center
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Lucy G. Moses Award for Adaptive Re-use

Administration for Children’s Services
Children’s Center
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter, Project of the Year

Hecksher Theatre
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Project of the Year

Japanese Hill and Pond Garden,
Brooklyn Botanical Garden

New York Landmarks Conservancy
Lucy G. Moses Award for Reconstruction and Restoration

Hunts Point Regional Library Façade Restoration
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Lucy G. Moses Award for Preservation

The Studio Museum of Harlem
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

New York Hall of Science Children’s Playground
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Rossville Fire/EMS Station
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

Kensington Branch Library
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

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2000

Chinese Scholar’s Garden
New York Construction News
Award of Merit for Site Landscaping

Chinese Scholar’s Garden
Queens Builders and Contractors Association
Excellence in Design and Construction

Chinese Scholar’s Garden
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

American Airlines/Selwyn Theatre
New York Construction News
Renovation Project of the Year

American Museum of Natural History Planetarium
New York Construction News
Project of the Year

Congo Gorilla Forest Exhibit, Bronx Zoo
New York Construction News
Project of the Year

South Jamaica Branch Library
Queens Chamber of Commerce
Excellence in Design and Construction

St. George Road Area Sewer Construction
New York Construction News
Environmental Project of the Year

DDC
Procurement Policy Board
Best Payment Record Among City Construction Agencies

Tremont Health Center
Queens Builders and Contractors Association
Excellence in Design and Construction

Flushing Town Hall
Queens Builders and Contractors Association
Excellence in Design and Construction

Langston Hughes Branch Library
Queens Builders and Contractors Association
Excellence in Design and Construction

South Jamaica Branch Library
Queens Builders and Contractors Association
Excellence in Design and Construction

South Jamaica Branch Library
American Institute of Architects (National)
2000 Earth Day Top Ten

Stone Street Reconstruction
New York Construction News
Best of 2000 Award

Hunts Point Youth Center
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

New York City Center Façade Restoration
Municipal Art Society and Williams Real Estate Company
New York Preservation Award

DeKalb Branch Library
Municipal Art Society and Williams Real Estate Company
New York Preservation Award

Noble Collection Galleries, Snug Harbor
Municipal Art Society and Williams Real Estate Company
New York Preservation Award

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1999

Administration for Children’s Services Children’s Center
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

DDC
Procurement Policy Board
Best Payment Record Among City Construction Agencies

1998

Flushing Regional Library Multi-Cultural Center
New York Construction News
Institutional Project of Year

DDC
Procurement Policy Board
Best Payment Record Among City Construction Agencies

DDC
Construction Management Association of America
Metro Chapter
Public Agency of the Year

1997

Rehabilitation of Four Firehouses
New York City Art Commission
Excellence in Design

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