The Myriad Botanical Gardens/John Rex Middle School partnership was selected as a finalist in the Urban Land Institute Oklahoma fifth annual Impact Awards on February 15, 2019, at Tower Theatre. The partnership was a finalist in the “Small Scale Rehabilitation and Restoration” category along with 8th Street Market (winner), and the Elevator Annex.
The Impact Awards honor the projects that represent the best practices in land use and development, through their contributions to the built environment and the public realm. These projects promote the creation of resilient communities, intelligent densification, and urbanization, as well as outstanding quality of design and construction. ULI recognized the projects that are pioneering, creative, and exemplary in its promotion of these goals.
Myriad Gardens and John Rex Middle School were honored to be a finalist and are in great company. Additional finalists in included:
- Outstanding Community Building Effort: Kerr Park: Heart of the Community Initiative, Red Andrews Park, Ride OKC
- Outstanding Public Initiative: Cleveland County Complex Master Plan, OKC Streetcar, Pete White Health & Wellness Center
- Boutique Development: 8th Street Church, Classen29, Rodeo Cinema
- Small Scale Development: 701 N. Hudson, The Seven at Page Woodson, Garner Crossing
- Large Scale Development: BOK Park Plaza, Steelyard Apartments
Read the Oklahoma Gazette’s article: Building Honor
Learn more about the Urban Land Institute Oklahoma here.