Nominations are now closed, thank you to everyone who submitted!

Award Categories

The Seven Hills Award

Recognizes nominees who have made a significant contribution to the creation of unique neighborhood character.

The Golden Gate Award

Recognizes nominees who have made a significant contribution to the union of nature and the built environment.

The Friedel Klussmann Award

Recognizes inspirational grassroots action.

Placemaking Award

Recognizes nominees whose contributions have created a sense of place or identity in a public space.

Activation Award

Recognizes nominees who convert under-utilized spaces into vibrant useful spaces.

Partnership Award

Recognizes nominees who have done an outstanding job of creating connections and building relationships between diverse groups and individuals, which have resulted in successful stewardship of public places.

Best Public Program

Recognizes a program or project of the City of San Francisco that has made a significant contribution to the beauty and livability of San Francisco.

Unsung Hero Award

Recognizes an individual or team that has provided a service to the City that is largely unrecognized but makes a significant contribution to creating, enhancing, and protecting the beauty and livability of San Francisco.