Brick NY to Honor Thompson
In October, the chairman of the Battery Park City Authority, William C. Thompson Jr., will be recognized for his long and distinguished record of public service to the City of New York and support of the brick industry and its participating unions at the Brick NY 2011 Awards. Sponsored by members of the Brick Industry Association’s New York/New Jersey Brick Distributor Council and the Associated Brick Mason Contractors of Greater New York, the biennial awards honor individuals and organizations who have contributed to the vitality and success of brick masonry construction in the New York area.
The Brick NY 2011 Awards also will honor, among others, seven New York City architects who have contributed to the infrastructure of New York. This year’s labor honoree will be Jerry Sullivan Jr., president of Bricklayers’ Local Union No. 1.
The awards dinner will take place Oct. 20, 2011. The remaining honorees will be announced in the near future. A list of 2009 honorees and more information about the 2011 event is available at www.gobrick.com/BrickNY.