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Rundel Library North Terrace Improvement Project Wins the 2022 Reshaping Rochester Award for Design in the Large Project Category!


On Wednesday, November 16, 2022, LaBella Associates and the City of Rochester were awarded the Reshaping Rochester Award for Design in the Large Project Category by the Community Design Center of Rochester. The award was received at a luncheon by the project owner, the City of Rochester.

The Award for Design recognizes an exemplary project that positively impacts people, neighborhoods, and the community, and contributes to and enriches the public realm – as nominated by the public.

LaBella was the lead design firm and Engineer of Record for the Rundel Library North Terrace Improvement project, providing project management; structural, plumbing, electrical, and street design; and construction inspection services.

Design partners and prime construction contractors included:

  • Bayer Landscape Architecture – Landscape Architecture Design
  • Chevo Studios – Public Art Design, Fabrication, and Installation
  • Popli Design Group – Construction Inspection Support
  • Crane-Hogan Structural Systems – General Construction
  • Cannon & Noto – Plumbing Construction
  • Hewitt Young Electric – Electrical Construction

Special thank you to the leadership of the City of Rochester and the Rochester Public Library and LaBella’s amazing photographers Jonathan Spurr and Jeffrey Wackowski!