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Awards Received by New York Foundation for Senior Citizens

receiveawardOver the years, the Foundation’s social service programs for the elderly have been the recipients of numerous awards and proclamations for their sensitivity to the needs of the elderly, and its senior citizen buildings for their aesthetic attractiveness.

9-11 Award Council of Senior Centers & Services of NYC
For Gallant Efforts in the Face of Tragedy On and Following September 11, 2001

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
2000 Secretary’s Commendation
In recognition as one of HUD’s High Performing Multifamily Properties
Ridge Street Gardens

The Municipal Art Society of New York
1997 Certificate of Merit
The Society “applauds the Foundation’s ability to create upbeat and positive housing set against tasteful and gracious surroundings for our neediest elderly.”

New York City Department of Employment
1997 Award of Excellence
Awarded for Outstanding Service in JTPA Title II Training Program

National Council on Seniors Housing
1996 Honorable Mention Excellence in Seniors Housing – Affordable Senior Housing
Concourse Gardens

WorldFest Houston
1996 Silver Award
Film & Video Awards
In Your Hands

Mature Media National Awards
Bronze Award
1996 Bronze Award
Honoring the Best In Advertising, Marketing & Educational Materials for Older Adults
In Your Hands

Additional awards include:

  • National Council of the Multifamily Housing Industry and Registered Apartment Managers Program, Pillars of the Industry, Clinton Gardens – Best Seniors’ Mid-High Rise Apartments, 1995
  • National Association of Home Builders – Pillars of Industry Award, 1995
  • Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York – “Emma” Award, 1993
  • East Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Civic Service Award, 1990
  • Our Town, OTTY Award for Making New York City a Better Place to Live and Work, 1985
  • The Eleanor Roosevelt Community Service Award Certificate, 1984
  • Presidential Recognition Award for Community Service, 1983

The Foundation’s social services and building programs have also been positively recognized by the media on television and radio as well as articles in The New York Times, Architectural Record, Multi-Housing News and in a book entitled Civil Architecture, The New Public Infrastructure, McGraw Hill, 1995.