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Vote for your favourite Livable City building

October 10, 2017 -

Vote now for one of 27 nominated building projects vying for the Livable City Design Awards' People's Choice Award.

"This is about rewarding those who are building a better Kingston. The Livable City Design Awards celebrate the building and development projects that add to Kingston's beauty and incorporate sustainable design elements," says Greg Newman, manager of policy planning.

View the nominated projects and vote for the People's Choice Award at by Wednesday, Oct. 25.

This year's Livable City Design Awards recognize Kingston building projects completed between Jan. 1, 2014 and Dec. 31, 2016 that demonstrate a superior level of design. In addition to the People's Choice Award, the City will also present Awards of Excellence and Awards of Merit to selected projects.

The projects are being evaluated on the following: significance to the city; significance to their community; innovation; context; execution; green design; and accessibility. Conservation practices are also being considered for heritage restoration projects.

Join us to celebrate excellence in design! The Livable City Design Awards will be handed out at a ceremony at Memorial Hall, City Hall on Nov. 14. The public is welcome to attend.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality – ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

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