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St. Pete Pier design wins top award for NYC architects



The architects for St. Pete's new pier picked up a prestigious design award this week.

The New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects gave Rogers Partners Architects + Urban Designers the Merit Award, which recognizes distinguished achievement in urban design.

"We would like to thank our partners ASD|SKY and WORKSHOP: Ken Smith for their collaboration on this endeavor," the firm said on its website.

The other winner in urban design was W Architecture & Landscape Architecture for Plaza 33 in New York City.

St. Pete officials trumpeted the results on social media.

[Last modified: Thursday, March 3, 2016 7:00pm]


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