February 5, 2009: Affordable Housing Project Along Boston Inner Harbor Wins 2009 I. Donald Terner Prize

Maverick Landing

Maverick Landing in Boston Massachusetts is the winner of the 2009 I. Donald Terner Prize, which recognizes successful and innovative affordable housing projects and their leadership teams. The winning project, built by ICON Architecture, is a multi-block development on the East Boston’s waterfront implementing midrise to lowrise structures to accommodate various living arrangements—from elderly apartments to market-rate townhouses.

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October 22, 2008 Semi-Finalists Announced for 2009 I. Donald Terner Prize

Fourteen semi-finalists have been chosen for the I. Donald Terner Prize. The semi-finalists will be narrowed down to six finalists in January 2009 and a first-prize winner will be announced in March 2009. The semi-finalists were chosen from 53 applications from over 21 states. Most of the applicants, 45 percent, were from the West, while 22.8 percent were from the East. Meanwhile, 11.3 percent of applicants were from the Southwest, 13.3 from the Southeast and 7.6 from the Midwest.

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January 31, 2007: New I. Donald Terner Prize Focuses Attention on Affordable Housing—
Industry Leaders Declare Local Projects are Models of Success

Don Terner reviewing project drawings

Recognizing successful and innovative affordable housing projects and their leadership teams, the $50,000 inaugural I. Donald Terner Prize is awarded today to Central City Concern and five finalists. Don Terner was a visionary leader in the affordable housing field who tragically lost his life ten years ago in a humanitarian mission to Bosnia. This new biennale prize was created to commemorate his death and inspire projects that best exemplify his spirit and commitment to affordable housing.

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