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LRK-Designed Projects Receive Six AIA Memphis Design Awards

LRK is thrilled to announce LRK-designed projects won six 2021 AIA Memphis design awards. Peoples’ Choice Awards, chosen by AIA members and Corporate Partners, were handed out for the first time ever, and LRK swept all three categories. Gray Canary won in the Interiors category, Wiseacre Brewery in the New Construction category, and Tennessee Brewery in the Renovation/Restoration category. Wiseacre Brewery also received a Merit Award, Fossett Paving Co. won a Design Award Citation in the New Construction category, and nexAir Corporate Headquarters received a Design Award Citation in the Interiors category. The AIA Memphis annual awards gala was held Saturday, October 16th at Central Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton. We're so grateful for the opportunity to work with wonderful clients and consultants on these amazing projects! 

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Two LRK Projects honored by Tennessee Historical Commission

Tennessee Historic Commission - LRK is pleased to announce that both The Commonwealth and Central Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton have won awards from the Tennessee Historical Commission. The awards, which were presented in May in honor of Preservation Month, recognize exemplary work done to promote historical preservation or the study of history in Tennessee. The Commonwealth, which was first built in 1924 as a Medical Arts building, received a Merit Award. LRK helped renovate and rehabilitate the space to house both office spaces and apartments, as well as retail space on the bottom floor. Central Station Hotel also received a Merit Award. Bounds & Gillespie Architects, in association with LRK, used Historic Tax Credits to rehabilitate the 1914 railroad station into the space that it is today, complete with a restaurant and gathering spaces.

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The Hamilton Named Finalist in D Magazine's Commercial Real Estate Awards Program

D Magazine - The Hamilton at The Epic, a 26-story luxury apartment building in the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas, has been named a finalist in the Best New Multifamily Project category of D Magazine's ninth annual Commercial Real Estate Awards program. Winners will be announced on April 28. LRK is pleased to have provided architectural services for the project.

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BD+C's The Weekly Features Central Station Hotel

BD+C’s The Weekly – BD+C editor Rob Cassidy recently chatted with developer McLean Wilson, LRK’s Jonathan Smith, Danny Bounds of Bounds & Gillespie Architects, and Dave Green with Robbins & Morton, the general contractor, about the award-winning Central Station Hotel. Check out the March 4th episode of The Weekly.
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Central Station Hotel Featured in BD+C Magazine

BD+C – Central Station Hotel was recently featured in BD+C magazine as a Bronze Reconstruction Award winner. The hotel is situated within the renovated Central Station building, a 103-year-old, operational train station located in downtown Memphis. The spaces were designed and curated to ensure its uniqueness would stand out against the rest of the hotels in the Memphis area and even in the nation. “A great anchor in a revitalizing historic district,” said juror Suzanne Germann, of Landmarks Illinois. “Reused many of the original elements, and overcame challenges of working in an active train station.”
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The Hamilton at The Epic Named Finalist in D CEO’s Commercial Real Estate Awards

D CEO – The Hamilton has been named a finalist in D CEO’s 2021 Commercial Real Estate Awards in the Projects and Deals category. All finalists will be featured in the April issue of D CEO and winners will be celebrated at a ceremony later this spring. Finalists are representative of real estate transactions that have had a large impact on their neighborhoods and sectors.  
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Central Station Hotel Wins BD+C Reconstruction Award

BD+C - Central Station Hotel as recently honored with a Bronze Reconstruction Award by BD+C magazine. The winners were announced in the December issue of BD+C and projects will be featured on BDCnetwork throughout December and January. LRK provided architectural design for the hotel in association with Bounds & Gillespie.

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LRK Named Top Workplace for Fourth Year

The Commercial Appeal - LRK has been named to The Commercial Appeal’s list of 2020 Top Workplaces in the small business category. It is LRK’s 4th year in a row to be honored! The Commercial Appeal partners with Energage, an employee research and culture technology firm, to determine Memphis’ top workplaces based solely on employee survey feedback. In an unprecedented year, when the pandemic has forced companies of all sizes to pivot and redefine the workplace, LRK is deeply honored and humbled to be recognized.

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LRK Philadelphia Honored as 2020 AIA Firm Fostering Emerging Professionals

LRK is pleased to announce their Philadelphia office was recognized by AIA Pennsylvania as one of the 2020 AIA Firms Fostering Emerging Professionals. Firms were recognized for their dedication to the development of emerging professionals during AIA Pennsylvania’s Architectural Excellence Broadcast on Thursday, November 19th. LRK Philadelphia also received the AIA Firms Fostering Emerging Professionals award in 2017.

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The Citizen Wins Multi-Housing News Excellence Award

LRK is pleased to announce The Citizen won a Silver Multi-Housing News Excellence Award in the Best Adaptive Reuse Category. Awards were announced during an online ceremony at the conclusion of the CPE-MHN 2020 Summit on November 5th. The 14th annual Multi-Housing News Excellence Awards recognize the multifamily industry’s top projects, transactions, and people in 25 categories.  

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