Seven Projects and Their Creators Recognized with 2020 Montgomery Awards

Bailey Dickerson

Seven local projects and their creators were recognized with 2020 Montgomery Awards at a virtual celebration sponsored by the Montgomery County Planning Commission.

The annual program honors the best in Montgomery County in planning and design, advocacy, and environmental stewardship. The award also acknowledges the high-quality work and commitment of communities, organizations, and professionals.

The awarded projects include Bridgeport Zero Energy Ready Homes, a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient residential infill development in Bridgeport Borough, Greater Philadelphia YMCA – Willow Grove Branch, a redevelopment project in Upper Moreland Township, and Higher Rock Transportation Improvements, a transportation project in Montgomery Township.

Jacksonville Green, a historic renovation in Hatboro Borough, Lederach General Store, an adaptive reuse project in Lower Salford Township, Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center, a contemporary campus expansion in Pennsburg Borough, and Station Row at Suburban Square, a mixed-use development in Lower Merion Township, were also recognized.

“These award-winning projects are excellent models of transformative and sustainable development, realizing the community’s vision through extensive collaboration,” said Dr. Val Arkoosh, Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. “All of our winners touch on the goals and themes of Connected Communities, Sustainable Places, and Vibrant Economy contained in Montco 2040: A Shared Vision, Montgomery County’s comprehensive plan.”