Awards

Richard H. Driehaus AwardFriedman Properties is a nationally respected leader in the practice of civic-minded urban planning, historic preservation and adaptive re-use. Some of the recognitions we have received for our work include:

Friedman Properties

International Parking Institute (2011)
Award of Excellence in Categories I & V: Greenway Self Park  

Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois
The Richard Driehaus Foundation President's Award: Medinah Temple & Tree Studios

City of Chicago Landmarks Commission
Chicago Landmark Award for Preservation Excellence in Adaptive Re-use: Medinah Temple

City of Chicago Landmarks Commission
Chicago Landmark Award for Preservation Excellence in Adaptive Re-use: Tree Studios

Richard M. Daley and the Chicago Gateway Green Committee
The Urbs in Horto Award

Urban Land Institute (2008)
Awards for Excellence: The Americas: Medinah Temple & Tree Studios

Friends of Downtown
Best Renovation: Tree Studios

Friends of Downtown (2008)
Best Adaptative Reuse: Trailways Bus Depot Building

Friends of Downtown
Best Adaptive Re-use: National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum

Glencoe Historic Preservation Commission
Preservation Award for Adaptive Re-use

Albert M. Friedman, President

Friends of Downtown (2008)
Mary Ward Wolkonsky Award (for lifetime achievement)

Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois
Preservationist of the Year

Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame Inductee

River North Association
Entrepreneur of the Year

Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau
Special Recognition for Outstanding Service to the Board

Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois
Special Recognition for Outstanding Service to the Board

DePaul University College of Law
Special Recognition for Outstanding Service to Business World

Chicago Sun-Times
Commercial Real Estate Awards for Special Achievement

Chicago Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America
Good Scout Award

National Conference for Community and Justice
Silver Plaque Brotherhood Award for Education

Lambda Alpha International Honorary Society for the Advancement of Land Economics
Richard T. Ely Distinguished Educator Award

Lawson House YMCA
Award for Outstanding Contribution

Chicago Housing Authority Midnight Basketball League
The "Mickey" Award for Outstanding Contribution

Variety Club of Chicago
Award for Outstanding Contribution

Inner City Games
Award for Outstanding Contribution