Awards & Accolades

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Urban Land Institute Urban Open Space Award Finalist


In 2010, Falls Park on the Reedy was chosen as a top 6 finalist from more than 80 entries nationwide. The award celebrates successful, vibrant open spaces that have enriched and revitalized its surrounding community.

For more information visit the Urban Land Institute website.
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Amy Kay Stubbs Women of Achievement Award


In 2009, this award was presented to Carolina Foothill Garden Club members, Anna Kate Hipp and Pedrick Lowery, for their work on the Falls Park Endowment Campaign.
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Virginia Hand Callaway Award


Awarded to Falls Park in 2009 by the Southeastern Horticultural Society.
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Waterfront Center Excellence on Waterfront Awards


In 2008, Falls Park on the Reedy and the Liberty Bridge won the prestigious Excellence on the Waterfront Award in the Park / Walkway / Recreational category from The Waterfront Center. The Waterfront Center is a non-profit organization formed in 1981 "to assist communities and the professions in making the wisest and best long-term uses of waterfront resources for maximum public benefit."
Urban Beautification Award

Urban Beautification Award


Awarded to the Carolina Foothills Garden Club in 2007 by the American Horticultural Society.
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The Arthur G. Hayden Medal


In 2005, the Arthur G. Hayden Medal was awarded to the Liberty Bridge for ‘a single recent outstanding achievement in bridge engineering demonstrating innovation in special use bridges such as pedestrian, people-mover, or non-traditional structure.'