MASterworks Awards

The annual MASterworks Awards recognize projects completed in the previous year that exemplify excellence in architecture and urban design. Founded in 1988, MASterworks has paid tribute to some of the city’s most iconic buildings and under-the-radar local gems. Past honorees include the Fulton Center, McCarren Pool, TKTS Booth, the High Bridge, the New York Times building, and the Museum at Eldridge Street.



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  • Manhattan District 1/2/5 Garage & Salt Shed – Best New Building
  • Restoration of the High Bridge – Best Neighborhood Catalyst
  • Whitney Museum of American Art – Best New Urban Amenity
  • Saint Patrick’s Cathedral – Best Restoration
  • Saint Ann’s Warehouse – Best Adaptive Reuse
  • P.S. 62 The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability – Best New Infrastructure


  • Fulton Center – Best New Building
  • 1000 Dean Street and Berg’n – Best Neighborhood Catalyst
  • NYC Emergency Housing Prototype – Best New Infrastructure
  • Hudson Square Standard – Best New Urban Amenity
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum – Best Restoration
  • The Engineering Quandrangle, Pratt – Best Urban Landscape
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