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Freelon Group Wins AIA Triangle Chapter Design Award

Lew Myers


The Freelon Group was honored with a 2011 Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects Triangle Chapter for design of the new Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C. Opened in 2010, the Anacostia Library was designed by the Freelon Group with R. McGhee Associates as Associate Architect. Anacostia Library is one of two award-winning design projects completed by Freelon for the District of Columbia Public Library system.

In addition to the AIA Award, the Anacostia Library design was featured in Architectural Record and Eco Structure Magazine, and was honored with a Special Citation in the annual awards program of Architectural Lighting Magazine.

The Freelon Group is a 50-person, award-winning architectural firm founded by Philip G. Freelon, FAIA (Fellow, American Institute of Architects) in 1990.  The firm’s design portfolio centers on Higher Education, Science/Technology, Museum, Libraries and Cultural Center projects.