A Message from DOP Executive Director, Jill Vaughan

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the 2021 Golden Brick Awards presented by AdventHealth. It was an honor to gather at Steinmetz Hall and celebrate Downtown Orlando’s achievements. Each submission, finalist, and winner reminds us that Downtown Orlando continues to be a leading example of excellence for cities across the country.Special congratulations to Thomas C. Chatmon, Jr. There is no one more deserving of this year’s Downtowner of the Year Award. 

AND THE WINNERS ARE…Check out the 2021 Golden Brick Award Recipients!

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: Lake Eola Master Plan

DOWNTOWNER OF THE YEAR: Thomas C. Chatmon, Jr.ARTS: FusionFest: Cultural Displays

COMMUNITY: OUC Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program

COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT: Electronic Arts Orlando Studio

DIVERSITY: Come Out With Pride

HOSPITALITY: The Monroe

INNOVATION: Steinmetz Hall Design 

NEW OFFICE DESIGN: Orlando Magic Corporate Offices

PUBLIC WORKS: DDB Special Events Grant Program

REDESIGN + RENOVATION: HKS Architects 

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT: The Yard at Ivanhoe

SPORTS + SPECIAL EVENTS: Immerse

SUSTAINABILITY + RESILIENCY: Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando: Paws in the Park