Lurie Garden has garnered the following recognitions and awards for its bold design, dramatic form and intimate spaces.

More to the Garden than Meets the Eye

  • 2017 Best Continued Use Award by Friends of Downtown
  • Certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation
  • Certified Butterfly Garden by North American Butterfly Association
  • CertifiedĀ as a Certified Butterfly Garden by the North American Butterfly Association
  • Certified Monarch Waystation by Monarch Watch
  • Illinois Landscape Contractors Association Gold Award for Excellence, 2009
  • Award of Excellence in General Design, American Society of Landscape Architects, Oct. 6, 2008
  • Institute Honor Awards for Regional & Urban Design, American Institute of Architects, 2006
  • Best Public Space Award, Travel & Leisure magazine, 2005
  • Intensive Industrial Award, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, 2005
  • Award of Honor, WASLA Professional Awards, 2005