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NYCEDC Congratulates WXY Architecture + Urban Design For Winning Inaugural NYCxDESIGN Public Space Award

May 16 2016

NEW YORK, NY—On Saturday, May 14, 2016, Interior Design Magazine and ICFF named the winners of the inaugural NYCxDESIGN Awards, one of the new initiatives added to the two-week NYCxDESIGN celebration. WXY Architecture + Urban Design, a firm commissioned by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, received the Public Space Award for their work on the Rockaway Boardwalk Reconstruction project.

NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer issued the following congratulatory statement:

“I want to congratulate WXY Architecture + Urban Design on winning the inaugural NYCxDESIGN Award for Public Space from Interior Design Magazine and ICFF. WXY’s unique approach to urban design incorporates community needs, innovative style and resiliency. NYCEDC has been proud to partner with them on the reconstruction of the Rockaway Boardwalk, and their work is a great example of the integral role design plays in the projects we deliver for communities around the city.”

New York City Economic Development Corporation creates shared prosperity across New York City’s five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and creating good jobs. NYCEDC works with and for communities to provide them with the resources they need to thrive, and we invest in projects that increase sustainability, support job growth, develop talent, and spark innovation to strengthen the City’s competitive advantage. To learn more about our work and initiatives, please visit us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.