Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ Wintrust Arena has won a prestigious American Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The home of DePaul University basketball, the Blue Demons, Wintrust Arena is part of a redevelopment plan to transform its surrounding neighborhood into a vibrant entertainment district and is also the country’s largest convention center.
From a shortlist of 340 projects, The Chicago Athenaeum 2018 Jury was held in New York to narrow the awards. Over 100 projects were selected by a distinguished group of New York architects and educators.
Now in its 24th year, The American Architectural Awards® is one of the highest and most prestigious distinguished building awards program that honor new and cutting-edge design in the United States. This annual program promotes American architecture and design.
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects will receive its American Architecture Award during The Chicago Athenaeum Awards Gala Dinner on June 20, 2018 in New York City.