AIA Craftsmanship Award

May 20172017 Celebration of Preservation, The Cleveland Restoration Society and The Cleveland Chapter of The American Institute of Architects  

AIA CRAFTSMANSHIP AWARD

The Perimeter Wall Restoration Project at Stan Hywet was recognized in May 2017 by The Cleveland Restoration Society and The Cleveland Chapter of The American Institute of Architects for the AIA Craftsmanship Award. This project involved the complete restoration of 2296 linear feet of stone fence at up to five feet in height. 

Stan Hywet wall and folliage

March 2011, Ohio Landscape Association Awards Program

HONORS AWARD

Garden Structures/Pavements – Over $50,000

This project involved 925 linear feet of historic stone fence restoration for the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority. C.O.I. Stonework dismantled the 170 year old stone fence and relaid it to its original footprint. They refit all existing stones and brought in hand split quarried stone to finish the top of the wall. This project helped to preserve a unique part of Akron’s cultural heritage.

Dry Stone Historic Wall

March 2011, Ohio Landscape Association Awards Program

MERIT AWARD

Specialty Gardens

The Japanese Garden Restoration at Stan Hywet Hall took place in Fall 2009 and Spring of 2010. C.O.I. Stonework worked from base map drawings and historic photographs to create a historically accurate representation of the original garden from 1915. Installation included stone steps, hundreds of feet of dry stone walls, stone pathways, waterways and a waterfall feature.

Stan Hywet Japanese Gardens