2014 MASterworks Award Winners Named

The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) has announced winners of the 2014 MASterworks Awards. The program recognizes projects completed in the preceding year that exemplify excellence in architecture and urban design and make a significant contribution to New York's built environment. All of this year's winners are located in the outer boroughs, with seven projects in Brooklyn.

The recipients are:

Best New Building
Weeksville Heritage Center
Caples Jefferson Architects

Best Restoration
Englehardt Addition, Eberhard Faber Pencil Factory
Scott Henson Architect, LLC

Neighborhood Catalyst
BRIC Arts Media House & Urban Glass
LEESER Architecture

Best Urban Amenity
LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects

Best Urban Landscape
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.

Best Adaptive Reuse
The Queens Museum
Grimshaw Architects

Best New Infrastructure
NYC DDC Zerega Avenue Emergency Medical Services Building
Smith-Miller and Hawkinson Architects

Best Green Design Initiative
Edible Schoolyard at P.S. 216

Best Green Design Initiative
P.S. 261 School and Community Playground
SiteWorks Landscape Architecture