Fifth Annual Reshaping Rochester Awards
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
at the Temple B'rith Kodesh
Reshaping Rochester Awards
Each year, the Community Design Center presents a special luncheon event to honor the winners of the annual Reshaping Rochester Awards. The awards recognize exemplary regional initiatives and projects that positively impact people, neighborhoods, and the community. The Robert Macon Award for Urban Observation and the Betty Strasenburgh Award for Activism Award winners were nominated by the public!
Reshaping Rochester Award Categories
Robert Macon Award for Urban Innovation
This award, established to honor the late architect Robert Macon, is given for a building, development, or planning effort that has contributed in a unique way to the community and earned praise for its unique solution to urban design and the built environment.
Betty Strasenburgh Award for Activism
This award, named in honor of Rochester activist Betty Strasenburgh, celebrates civic spirit, persistence and determination that translate vision into reality. It recognizes an individual who has made a personal effort to go beyond boundaries to achieve a goal. These efforts must have made a visible change in a community, and affected people's thinking about the need to pursue challenging paths toward a productive end.
This award, given by CDCR's Board of Directors, recognizes an individual or organization that has advanced the level of community design, planning, policy and financial competency, achieving visible success over a period of time; following best practices; communicating a vision to the community; maintaining sound financial management; and demonstrating steps to sustain continued success.
Please download an application form and read the application instruction process. Applications can be filled out and mailed, e-mailed or hand delivered to the Community Design Center. You can also fill out and submit the application form online (see below).Submissions will be accepted from May 4 – June 29, 2015.
2015 Reshaping Rochester Awards Nomination Form
Click here to see past Reshaping Rochester Award winners!