The not-for-profit design advocacy organization Design Evanston has selected 21 projects as winners of its annual awards that will be presented at a reception next month at the Music Institute of Chicago.

The not-for-profit design advocacy organization Design Evanston has selected 21 projects as winners of its annual awards that will be presented at a reception next month at the Music Institute of Chicago.

Among the winning projects is the City of Evanston’s new Clark Street beach house, selected in the public use category for outstanding architectural design.

Jurors, including Chicago architect Jackie Koo, and Design Evanston members Len Koroski, Scott Mehaffey, John Myefski and Pat Natkte reviewed the nominations and selected the winners from more than 30 entries..

Categories of winning projects include new construction, rehabilitation/renovation, additions, single-family residential, interior design, landscape design, urban design/planning and an award for the maintenance and preservation of structures at least 25 years old.

Some of the award winners can be viewed on the Design Evanston website. A complete illlustrated listing will be posted after the awards are announced.

The awards ceremony, open to the public with a $5 fee, will be held Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Ave., with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation at 6:30 p.m.

Persons planning to attend are asked to RSVP to Design Evanston President Jack Weiss jw@jackweissassociates.com. 

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