HR&A’s work has been recognized by numerous prestigious industry organizations.
- The Urban Land Institute Award for Excellence in 2007 recognized Daniel Island, a redevelopment project in Charleston Harbor that HR&A saw through from its initial planning phases through the first phase of development implementation, including founding the Daniel Island Development Corporation.
- HR&A and the Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC) were awarded the 2009 International Economic Development Council Partnership Award for a Public-Private Partnership in a city with a population of over 200,000 persons for the creation of 3CDC.
- HR&A’s work on behalf of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) designing and implementing the New York Energy $martSM Assisted Multifamily Program (AMP) was recognized by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy in 2005 as an exemplary low-income energy efficiency program.
- The International Economic Development Council awarded HR&A the 2010 Neighborhood Development prize for the firm’s work on the High Line.
- The Anacostia Waterfront Initiative Framework Plan, managed by HR&A on behalf of the Washington D.C. Office of City Planning, won the 2005 American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design.
- The Master Plan for the Central Delaware Riverfront was recognized with a Commonwealth Award Gold Medal in Plans and Planning by the 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania.
- The Newark Broad Street Station District Plan, which was managed by HR&A, was recognized with the New Jersey Future Smart Growth Award in 2009.
- HR&A was the subject of a feature article in the April 2011 print and online issue of Architect Magazine entitled “The Integrators: Navigating the complexities of a big urban project? New York’s HR&A can help.”