THIS IS NOT AN APPLICATION/PROPOSAL FOR A GRANT. THIS IS TO NOMINATE WORK THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN COMPLETED FOR AN AWARD.
DRIEHAUS NOMINATION FORM

​To nominate your bungalow, or that of a neighbor or friend:
 

  • Brick Chicago-style bungalow located in the City of Chicago

  • Project completed within the last 5 years

 

Nominations must be submitted by Tuesday, October 29, 2019. If selected as a finalist, nominees must be available for a judges visit and photo/video shoot on Friday, November 8 or Saturday, November 9.​​

 
Judging Criteria


The panel of judges is composed of architects, preservationists, community leaders, neighborhood development and energy efficiency professionals. Nominees are judged on the overall visual impression, creative design solution, and how well the project maintains the integrity of the Historic Chicago Bungalow in the following awards categories:

  1. Exterior Rehabilitation: Demonstrates appropriate rehabilitation projects and/or compatible new additions.

  2. Interior Rehabilitation: Demonstrates a contemporary use while maintaining significant features.

  3. Interior Restoration: Accurately recovers the details and forms of the Chicago Bungalow.

  4. Small Project: Preserves historic detail and form while improving one aspect of a room or the exterior at a cost of $5,000 or less.

  5. Green Project: Demonstrates the use of energy-efficient design and renovation while maintaining classic features—can be a rain garden or landscape project if it incorporates green elements such as native plants, permeable pavers, etc.

  6. Landscape Design: Demonstrates creative design solutions and enhances the overall visual impression.

  7. Window Restoration: Preserves historic detail and materials of original wood windows using appropriate methods for repair/restoration.

Awards

Winners receive:
 

  • A cash award of $1,000

  • A handcrafted bronze plaque, created by local artisan, Frank Glapa

  • Display at award ceremony

  • Recognition on CBA website, social media, and in newsletter

Honorable Mentions receive:

  • A handcrafted bronze plaque, created by local artisan, Frank Glapa

  • Display at award ceremony

  • Recognition on CBA website, social media, and in newsletter​

Nominations have closed. Please check back later for winner results and next year's nomination form.

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