Valley Forward honors eight City of Phoenix projects

Memorial Hall, Steele Indian School Park
Memorial Hall, Steele Indian School Park

[Source: City of Phoenix] — The city of Phoenix won eight awards for significant contributions to the environment during the recent Valley Forward Environmental Excellence Awards ceremony.  Phoenix received first-place Crescordia Awards for the following projects:

  • Memorial Hall at Steele Indian School Park in the category of Buildings and Structures, Historic Preservation
  • Neighborhood Resource Center in the category of Buildings and Structures, Public Works
  • Rio Salado Equestrian Trailhead in the category of Site Development and Landscape, Trails
  • Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area – Solar Irrigation Enhancement in the category of Environmental Technologies

Phoenix received Awards of Merit for:

  • Camelback East Village Core Pedestrian Streetscape and Underpass in the category of Buildings and Structures, Industrial, and Public Works
  • Recycling Changes Everything – On the Weekend in the category of Environmental Education/ Communications, Public Sector
  • Henson Village HOPE VI Development in the category of Livable Communities, Master Planned Communities
  • Arts, Culture, and Small Business Overlay District in the category of Livable Communities, Public Policy/Plans

The Valley Forward Association, which promotes cooperative efforts to improve the environment and livability of Valley communities, received more than 130 entries in this year’s competition.  For more information about Phoenix’s sustainability efforts, click here.

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