June 11th, 2018
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.
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.
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.
Clarke Pelli Architects will receive its American Architecture Award during The
Chicago Athenaeum Awards Gala Dinner on June 20, 2018 in New York City.