INDIANAPOLIS – (October 20, 2016) The revitalization of Speedway’s Main Street submitted by the Town of Speedway received the highest honor of the Monumental Award tonight at the Indy Chamber’s annual Monumental Awards gala. The premier awards ceremony, organized with assistance from the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), honored the most significant achievements by individuals and businesses that contribute to excellence in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, construction, real estate development, neighborhood revitalization, engineering, innovative reuse and public art throughout the Indianapolis region.
“The incredible renovation of Speedway’s Main Street took nearly a decade to become the bustling urban center it is today, welcoming residents and visitors year-round,” Michael Huber, President and CEO of the Indy Chamber, explained. “This project and others submitted for the Monumental Awards showcase the vision and talents of Indy’s design, engineering, and construction industries as the cornerstone of our region’s built environment.”
The Monumental Award was accepted by representatives of The Town of Speedway.
The winner of the Monumental Award was selected by an impartial jury of community and professional leaders from the Indianapolis region. All awards were deliberated by sanctioning organizations selected from the specific area of discipline for each category.
Other top award winners included:
Architecture: IUPUI Science Engineering Lab Building, BSA LifeStructures
Construction: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Project 100, Hunt Construction Group, An AECOM Company
Engineering: US 31 Hamilton County Reconstruction, CHA
Innovative Reuse: The Pin, Deylen Realty;
Interior Design: LDI, Ltd., CSO Architects, Inc.
Landscape Architecture: Gate 1 Plaza, Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf
Public Art: Talking Wall, Arts Council of Indianapolis
Real Estate Development: The Barton Block, Insight Development Corporation