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Awards and Mentions

Central Library or New Central Library Project

Architecture and Design

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Stuart Olson

  • Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards — Winner: Award of Excellence
  • Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards — Winner: Engineering a Better Canada 

Canadian Municipal Land Corporation

  • American Institute of Architects: 2019 AIA/ALA Library Building Award - The Central Library
  • 2019 SEGD Global Design Awards, Merit Award for Wayfinding - The Central Library
  • Mayor's Urban Design Awards, Great City Great Design - New Central Library


  • Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum for wayfinding and signage design for the Central Library

Photos by Michael Grimm.