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18th CNDA Winners (2012)

See the winners below.

Special Recognition Award

Each year, 40,000 Illinois women and men come home from prison. Many are looking for a second… Continue

    The Chicago Community Trust Outstanding Community Strategy of the Year Award

    In Little Village – one of the city’s most vibrant communities – 50 percent of… Continue

      The Outstanding For-Profit Neighborhood Real Estate Project Award

      For years, prospective businesses gave the long-vacant 13-acre brownfield site in Back of the Yards… Continue

        The Polk Bros. Foundation Affordable Rental Housing Preservation Award

        Uptown – an ethnically and economically diverse community – was a logical place for one… Continue

          The PrivateBank Norman Bobins Leadership Award

          Those who have worked with Sol Flores are wowed by her intensity and staggering energy.… Continue

            Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design, First Place

            A formerly vacant, debris-filled stretch on Roseland’s South Michigan Avenue and 104th Street… Continue

              The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design, Second Place

              Passing by the brightly lit, spacious Inspiration Kitchens along Lake Street, adjacent to Garfield… Continue

                The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design, Third Place

                At Gary Comer College Prep in Grand Crossing, faculty and students live by the belief that with… Continue

                  The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Outstanding Non-Profit Neighborhood Real Estate Project

                  For years, Roseland residents worked the blast furnaces and smelting pots of the South Side steel… Continue

                    The Richard M. Daley Friend of the Neighborhoods Award

                    This year’s honoree is the perfect embodiment of the award – Sunny Fischer. While… Continue