OSHAWA, ONT. — The City of Oshawa’s 2022 Urban Design Awards recognized 11 local projects for demonstrating excellence in urban design and improving the city’s image and quality of life.

Supported by the Ontario Association of Architects, the Ontario Institute of Professional Planners and the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects, 10 projects received an Award of Excellence and one project received an Award special recognition.

The 2022 winners are:

  • Brent Jeffrey, 31 Beatrice St. E. (three-story apartment building);
  • Frère Du Nord, 45 – 47 Prince Street (renovation of an existing two-storey building to create residential apartments above commercial space);
  • Kiya Developments, 485 Bloor St. E. (two stacked two-story townhouses);
  • Panattoni Development Company Canada, 1121 and 1147 Thornton Rd. S. (multi-unit industrial building);
  • Shawenjigewining Hall, Ontario Tech University, 40 Founders Dr.;
  • St. Anne’s Catholic Primary School, Durham Catholic District School Board, 2465 Bridle Rd.;
  • Summers & Co. Developments and CPPI Group, 70 King St. E. (adaptive reuse of the former Genosha Hotel for residential apartments with commercial units on the ground floor);
  • The Bartlett Retirement Apartments, 550 Bond St. W.;
  • Trent University Durham GTA, 75 Thornton Rd. S. (academic building and five-story student residence); and
  • University Towns, Podium Development Corp., 1800 Simcoe St. N. (four four-storey stacked townhouses and one four-storey mixed-use residential/commercial building).

The Special Recognition Award was given to CIMA+ for the design and development of the Lakeview Park Playground and Playground located at 55 Lakeview Park Avenue.

In addition to receiving an Excellence Award from the City of Oshawa, winning projects are eligible to participate in the 2024 National Urban Design Awards Program (Tier II) administered by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, says a communicated.