The City of Kingston’s Coast Guard Search and Rescue Station, located on 93 Yonge Street, has been selected as the Award of Merit winner of the 2023 City of Kingston Livable City Design Awards in recognition of a strong urban design contribution to the built environment.
The winning projects were celebrated at the awards ceremony on Thursday, November 23 at Kingston City Hall—the first occurrence since the pandemic—in the following three categories: Award of Excellence, Award of Merit, and People’s Choice Award. The Award of Merit, received by DIALOG, is selected by an external jury of industry professionals.
From private residence developments to public spaces and heritage conservation, the Livable City Design Awards celebrate projects that demonstrate excellence in urban design and architecture and raise the bar for the community of Kingston.
Winning projects successfully demonstrate contribution to the quality of the environment within a community, the city’s design objectives, creative response to project requirements and constraints, enhancement of the area’s character, quality construction materials, integrated designs that support environmental and sustainable practices, and displays a high standard of Universal Design principles as set out in the City’s guidelines.