MASterworks Awards

2017 Award Winners

Winners of the 2017 MASterworks awards will be honored during our Celebrating the City awards ceremony on Monday, May 15, at El Museo del Barrio.

About the 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.

2016 Award Winners

Manhattan District 1/2/5 Garage and Salt Shed

Manhattan District 1/2/5 Garage & Salt Shed – Best New Building

High angle shot of the High Bridge

Restoration of the High Bridge – Best Neighborhood Catalyst

Exterior of the Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art – Best New Urban Amenity

Exterior of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral – Best Restoration

Exterior of Saint Ann's Warehouse

Saint Ann’s Warehouse – Best Adaptive Reuse

Exterior of The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability

P.S. 62 The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability – Best New Infrastructure

Previous MASterworks Winners

2017 Jury Members

  • Bjarke Ingels, Founding Partner, BIG
  • Justin Garrett Moore, Executive Director, NYC Public Design Commission
  • Charles Platt, FAIA, Consulting Partner, PBDW Architects
  • Karen Wong, Deputy Director, New Museum
  • Young Woo, Founder & Principal Partner, Youngwoo & Associates