Gallery: Mayor Bloomberg Recognizes 10 Starchitect-Designed City Projec...

CityPoint Retail Facility and Dekalb Market by Cook + Fox, Lee Weintraub Landscape Architecture and ORE Design and Technology.

Earlier this week, NYC's Design Commission Awards for Excellence recognized some of the most innovative city-commissioned projects that are changing the face of the 5 boroughs for the better. Mayor Bloomberg invited press to the Frank Gehry-designed 8 Spruce Street School and called attention to 10 outstanding projects that are helping to bring more sustainable architecture to the city. From the Squibb Pedestrian Bridge in Brooklyn to the Three Carriage Houses for the Staten Island Historical Society, these game-changing projects bring beautiful, modern design to the communities they're located in. Click through our gallery to see them all and tell us in comments which inspires you most.

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