The 2019 Mayor’s Urban Design Awards (MUDA) were presented at the Feb. 20 Las Vegas City Council meeting. The awards are given to projects that foster the city’s commitment to sustainability and livability.
The awards also recognize projects that cultivate walkways and streets that are shared public spaces, promote safety, conserve resources, preserve historic buildings and places, seamlessly link to their surroundings and are pedestrian-friendly.
The MUDA categories include Building and Environment; Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse; Public Art; and Public Places. Here are the nominees and winners of each category:
Building & Environment
Winner: Fremont9, a multifamily residential project at 901 Fremont St., designed by the Wolff Company.
Historic Preservation & Adaptive Reuse
Winners (Tie): Jammyland Cocktail Bar and Reggae Kitchen, 1121 S. Main St., designed by Rob Gurdison, Allan Katz and Danielle Crouch, and The Underground at The Mob Museum, located at 300 Stewart Ave.
Nevada Taste Site
Winner: Radial Symmetry, by Luis Varela-Rico located where Main and Commerce streets split
Winner: Main Street Beautification, the project has resulted in wider sidewalks, tree-lined streets, new public art and overhead bistro lighting.