SOURCE: Hanley Wood

November 11, 2008 11:28 ET

MASONRY CONSTRUCTION Magazine Honors Country's Top Projects

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - November 11, 2008) - The 9th annual MASONRY CONSTRUCTION magazine "Project of the Year" contest recognizes top quality design and craftsmanship in the industry.

The winning projects embody the best masonry has to offer, including exceptional problem solving and teamwork, painstaking restoration and repair work, and environmentally friendly construction. The winners will be featured in the November/December issue of MASONRY CONSTRUCTION, and honored in an awards ceremony at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas, February 3-6, 2009.

2008's Project of the Year winners represent outstanding masonry construction across the country. They include one overall "Project of the Year" and winners in 11 categories.

PROJECT OF THE YEAR -- The Meadows at Lake St. Louis, Chesterfield, MO

Commercial -- Indian Wells Fairway Clubhouse, Indian Wells, CA

Fireplaces -- Geary Fireplaces, South Williamstown, MA

High-Rise -- Ameristar Hotel & Parking Garage, St. Charles, MO

Historic restoration -- St. Louis Union Station, St. Louis, MO

Institutional (Churches) -- Ave Maria University Oratory, Ave Maria Towne, FL

Institutional (Schools) -- Simon Hall at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Landscaping -- Acampo Estate, Acampo, CA

LEED -- Cesar Chavez Library, Phoenix, AZ

Multi-Family -- The Brownstones at Maywood Park, Oklahoma City, OK

Repair & Rehabilitation -- John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR

Residential -- House on the Bluff, Memphis, TN

Detailed information about each project and photo slideshows are posted at

For high-resolution photos, contact Shelby Mitchell, MASONRY CONSTRUCTION's Associate Editor, at 773-824-2496 or

About Hanley Wood

Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media and information company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. The company also is North America's leading publisher of home plans. Hanley Wood Business Media (Washington, D.C.), publishes 34 award-winning residential and commercial construction titles, including BUILDER, REMODELING, ARCHITECT, CUSTOM HOME, CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, and RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECT. Hanley Wood Business Media also offers the construction industry's foremost collection of Web sites, including BUILDER ONLINE, REMODELING ONLINE, and ebuild, the comprehensive online guide to building products, as well as the largest collection of house plans online through and DREAM HOME SOURCE.

Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is a $250 million company owned by affiliates of JPMorgan Partners, LLC. CCMP Capital Advisors manages the Hanley Wood investment for JPMorgan Partners.