Friday, May 20, 2011
Citygarden Wins Major Award
By Chad Garrison
on Fri, May 20, 2011 at 8:35 AM
named a finalist last month
Yesterday, the Urban Land Institute awarded Citygarden its Amanda Burden Open Space Award
. The annual honor recognizes the best use of public open space in the nation that encourages regeneration and the transformation of the surrounding community.
Citygarden beat out four other finalists -- two from Portland and two from Houston -- in winning the award. Beyond the honor and glory of winning, it includes a $10,000 check for upkeep of the public space.
The downtown St. Louis sculpture garden, Citygarden, has won that major award for which it was