AIA Minnesota announced the 2012 Honor Awards Recipients at the 78th AIA Minnesota Annual Convention and Exhibition.

AIA 2012 Honor Awards Press Release

MG McGrath collaborated on two of the projects that received awards: Lakewood Cemetery Garden Mausoleum and Chicago State Street cityTarget.

Project Name: Lakewood Cemetery Garden Mausoleum
Project Location: Minneapolis, MN
Client’s Name: Lakewood Cemetery Association
Firm of Record: HGA Architects and Engineers (HGA)
Juror comments: “Such a beautiful structure that surpasses expectations. It’s massive exterior is so solid, but the interior gives an airy quality. It reflects a huge sense of serenity for all visitors. ”

MG McGrath’s Lakewood Mausoleum Gallery

Project Name: Chicago State Street cityTarget
Project Location: Chicago, IL
Client’s Name: Target Corporation
Firm of Record: Target Store Design (design architect) RSP Architects (firm of record)
Juror comments: “Wonderful to be able to preserve the history of the former Carson Pirie Scott department store and at the same time improve the quality of the Chicago urban space. Loved the way they designed the layout to enable the shopper to see through the building.”

MG McGrath’s Chicago State Street City Target