AFRICAN BURIAL

GROUND NATIONAL MONUMENT

New York, NY

CLIENT

National Park Service

ARCHITECT

Aarris Architects

 

PROJECT SCOPE

The winner of an international design competition, the African Burial Ground National Monument in lower Manhattan is the largest, and oldest known excavated burial ground for free and enslaved Africans in North America. DGA not only designed the lighting for the project on a pro bono basis, but also worked with luminaire manufacturers to furnish equipment at no or low-cost, in honor of the memorial’s unique cultural significance and commemorative character.

AWARDS

2007 GE Edison Lighting Award of Excellence

2008 NY Construction Award of Merit

2009 NOMA Design Excellence Honor Award

 

Domingo González Associates

29 Broadway, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10006-3103

 

info@dgalight.com

Tel: 212.608.4800

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