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Bergmann wins RDDC Downtown Definitely Award for Best Downtown workspace!

DATE: May 31, 2019

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National architecture, engineering and planning firm Bergmann was named the Best Downtown Workspace by the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation (RDDC) at the 2019 Downtown Definitely Awards Luncheon. The firm was also recognized with an honorable mention in the Most Innovative Downtown Company category.

The winners of the Downtown Definitely awards were nominated and selected by members of the Greater Rochester community and were announced at a lunch event hosted by the RDDC. Awards included best downtown living space and workspace, most innovative downtown company, best downtown public sector project, best cultural event and best downtown dog.

“We’re proud to call downtown Rochester our home and to support any projects and initiatives that promote growth in the Flower City,” said Pete Giovenco, president and CEO of Bergmann. “We thank the RDDC and the community for their recognition as part of the Downtown Definitely awards.”

In addition to Bergmann’s best workplace and innovative company rankings, ROC the Riverway was awarded Best Downtown Public Sector Project. Bergmann provided planning and design services as part of the development of the ROC the Riverway Vision Plan.


For nearly four decades, Bergmann architects, engineers and planners have been delivering results to clients across the United States and Canada. This team of more than 400 professional and technical staff spans the Northeast, Midwest and Atlantic regions. Bergmann develops connections with partners and communities to create dynamic, creative solutions that will stand the test of time, while promoting environmental and functional sustainability. Projects in the Bergmann portfolio range from signature buildings and commercial developments to critical transportation infrastructure and community planning. For more information, visit