Winners

The winner of the ULI Urban Open Space Award receives a commemorative plaque and is recognized in an awards ceremony held in conjunction with ULI’s Fall Meeting. A $10,000 cash prize is awarded to support the individual or organization most responsible for the regular upkeep and/or creation of the winning open space project. Further recognition includes press releases and announcements in Urban Land magazine and on ULI.org.

Urban Open Space Award Winners

Thousand Lantern Lake Park System—2015 Urban Open Space Winner

The Thousand Lantern Lake Park system represents a defining infrastructural success that’s integral to Nanhai’s strategic approach of…

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Myriad Botanical Gardens—2015 Urban Open Space Winner

Between 2009-2011, the City of Oklahoma City in coordination with the Myriad Gardens Foundation and Alliance for Economic…

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Klyde Warren Park—2014 Urban Open Space Winner

Kylde Warren Park Dallas was one of the 2014 Urban Open Space finalists.

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The Parks and Waterfront at Southeast False Creek — 2013 Urban Open Space Award Winner

The Village at False Creek in Vancouver was one of two winners of the 2013 Urban Open Space…

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Yards Park — 2013 Urban Open Space Award Winner

The Yards Park in Washington, D.C., is one of two winners of the 2013 Urban Open Space Award.

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Railroad Park—2012 Urban Open Space Award Winner

Rail Road Park

Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama occupies the historical seam created by a rail viaduct that bisects downtown. The…

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Citygarden — 2011 Urban Open Space Award Winner

Citygarden, a 2.9-acre richly landscaped sculpture garden and park that has altered the perception of the city’s downtown…

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Campus Martius — 2010 Urban Open Space Award Winner

Campus Martius Park has become the heart of downtown Detroit’s development story and its signature public space. The…

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ULI Urban Open Space Award: Winners and Finalists Through the Years

A complete list of winners and finalists since the award's inception in 2010.

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Transformative Urban Open Space

Transformative Urban Open Space

Coinciding with the first year of accepting global submissions for the ULI Urban Open Space Award, the Urban Land Institute has published Transformative Urban Open Space. The publication highlights the recent award winners and finalists, includes articles framing the debate on the value of these spaces, and offers a general overview of the award’s history since its inception in 2010.

2015 Finalists