Appleton's Common Council unanimously selected SOM to design Appleton's new library, noting SOM's proven ability to connect libraries to their surrounding communities.
The AIA has selected the West Loop Branch of the Chicago Public Library as a winner in the 2020 Interior Architecture Awards. The program celebrates innovative and impactful interior spaces around the United States.
The Chicago chapter of CoreNet Global, an association for real estate professionals, named the West Loop Public Library Branch as a Project of the Year. The annual REAL Awards program honors projects that demonstrate innovation in design and real estate development.
The West Loop Branch of the Chicago Public Library has been named the recipient of the Frank Lloyd Wright Award in the 2019 AIA Illinois Honor Awards. The award recognizes the new design or renovation behind impactful projects.
Curbed Chicago highlights the West Loop Branch of the Chicago Public Library. The adaptive reuse project, which opened in early 2019, received the Frank Lloyd Wright Award from AIA Illinois for “achievement in enhancing the natural and built environment of a community.”
The West Loop Branch of the Chicago Public Library, the Taylor Street Apartments and Little Italy Branch Library, and the Netsch Residence Renovation projects have been named as finalists in Interior Design Magazine's Best of Year Awards.
Two local projects were honored at the 2019 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards. Both the West Loop Branch of the Chicago Public Library and the Wild Mile won Citations of Merit in their respective categories.
The Chicago Public Library West Loop Branch has received the Frank Lloyd Wright Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Illinois Chapter. The award honors the project that made the greatest impact through new design or renovation.
Two SOM projects won Architizer A+ Popular Choice awards in their respective categories: the Alárò City master plan in the Unbuilt Masterplan category, and Chicago Public Library, West Loop Branch in Architecture - Libraries. The Architizer A+ Popular Choice Winners were selected by the online voting public after a 10 day campaign garnering over 400,000 votes.