Awards, Honors and Special Recognition

Award of Excellence: Downtown Lexington Partnership – Fayette County Courthouse  – 2019

Bluegrass Tomorrow Vision Award: Fayette County Courthouse – 2019

Ida Lee Willis Preservation Award: Fayette County Courthouse – 2018

American Institute of Architects Honor Award: Fayette County Courthouse – 2018

Engineering News Record Best Projects Award: Fayette County Courthouse – 2018

Ida Lee Willis Preservation Award: Jenkins School Apartments – 2014

Safe Harbor of Kentucky: Cornerstone Award – 2014

J. Timothy Anderson Award for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation from the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association: First Ward School Apartments, Elkins, West Virginia – 2013                             

Fayette Alliance: Innovative Development Award: Parkside Apartments – 2013

Kentucky Housing Corporation: Honor of Excellence: For-Profit Affordable Housing Award  – 2013

Preservation Alliance of West Virginia: 2013 Best Use of Historic Tax Credits: First Ward School, Elkins, West Virginia – 2013    

Elkins Historic Landmarks Commission 2013 Toast to Preservation Awards for Best Investment in Preservation: First Ward School Apartments, Elkins, West Virginia – 2013


J. Timothy Anderson Award for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation from the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association: Edison School Apartments, Covington, Kentucky – 2012

Cincinnati Historic Preservation Award: Edison School Apartments – 2012

River Cities Historic Preservation Award: Edison School Apartments – 2012

Ida Lee Willis Award: Edison School Apartments – 2012

J. Timothy Anderson Award for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation from the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association: Oliver School Apartments, Winchester, Kentucky – 2011   

National Development Academy Award: Affordable Housing – 2011

Journal of Tax Credit Housing Featured Development: First Presbyterian Church Apartments – 2009

Bluegrass Trust for Historic Preservation: Community Preservation Award to AU Associates, Inc. – 2008

Urban Innovation Award, Award of Excellence: Artek Lofts – 2008

National Finalist: Urban Land Institute (ULI), Best Urban Design Award for Artek – 2008

J. Timothy Anderson Award for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation from the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association: Liberty School Apartments, Glasgow, Kentucky – 2006  

Association of General Contractors Award: Liberty School Apartments, Glasgow, Kentucky – 2006

CAHEC Best Historic Preservation Award: Liberty School Apartments, Glasgow, Kentucky – 2005

Kentuckiana Masonry Institute Special Projects Award of Honor: The Saint Francis, Louisville, Kentucky – 2004

Louisville Central Area Cornerstone Award: The Saint Francis – 2003

AIA, Kentucky Chapter: Citation for Excellence in Architectural Design for The Saint Francis  – 2003

Louisville Historical League Preservation Award: The Saint Francis – 2003

Residential Architect Magazine: Midway School Apartments Featured for Outstanding National Example of Affordable Housing – 2000

Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation: Midway School Apartments  – 1999

Ida Lee Willis Preservation Award: Midway School Apartments – 1999

AIA, Kentucky Chapter: Citation for Excellence in Architectural Design for Midway School Apartments – 1999 

Kentucky Housing Corporation: For-Profit Excellence in Housing Award to
AU Associates, Inc. – 1999