Awards

McKinley Architecture and Engineering is honored to have won some very notable local, state, and national awards and recognitions, and to have received some very prestigious nominations over the years. The following is just a few of the honors that have been bestowed upon our firm.

Award-Winning Projects

West Virginia AIA Honor Award
  • Maxwell Centre
West Virginia AIA Merit Award
  • Charleston Enterprise Center
  • Hope VI North Wheeling
  • Orrick Global Operations Center
Outstanding Design by the American School & University Magazine’s Architectural Portfolio
  • J.B. Chambers Performing Arts Center at Wheeling Park High School
U.S. Department of Education - Green Ribbon School
  • Cameron Middle School/High School
  • Hilltop Elementary School
WV Department of Education's West Virginia Sustainable Schools - Black Bear Award for the Highest Achievement
  • Cameron Middle School/High School
  • Hilltop Elementary School
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Clean Energy Environmental Award
  • Hilltop Elementary School
Victorian Wheeling Society and Wheeling Civitan Club – Exterior Commercial Property Improvement Award
  • 404 South Front Street
  • John McLure House (203 South Front Street)
Project BEST Award
  • A.T. Allison Elementary School
  • Carenbauer Distribution Corporation
  • J.B. Chambers Performing Arts Center at Wheeling Park High School
  • The Linsly School – Behrens Memorial Gymnasium
  • Main Street Bank, Moundsville Branch
  • New Manchester Elementary School
  • Weir High School Stadium
  • Wheeling Jesuit University Bishop Schmitt Field press box expansion
West Virginia AIA Craftsmanship Award
  • Building 55: West Virginia State Office Complex
Heritage Tourism Award from the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia
  • Bennett Square
  • West Virginia Independence Hall
Placemaker Award for Innovation from West Virginia GreenWorks
  • Cameron Middle School/High School
  • Natural Energy Design (NēD) Building
Building of America’s Gold Medal Green Building Award
  • Hilltop Elementary School
Placemaker Award for Leadership of/for Place from the West Virginia GreenWorks
  • Hilltop Elementary School
Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation
  • Maxwell Centre
Friends of Wheeling - Architectural Preservation Award
  • Maxwell Centre
Wheeling Victorian Society - Property Improvement Award for Adaptive Reuse
  • Maxwell Centre
Civitan’s Award - Grand Victorian Property Improvement Award
  • Maxwell Centre
City Council & Mayor’s Award for Preservation
  • Maxwell Centre
City of Hope Preservation Award
  • Maxwell Centre
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America’s International Illumination Design Award of Merit
  • Wheeling Suspension Bridge
The Electric League of Western Pennsylvania - Outstanding Lighting Award
  • Wheeling Suspension Bridge
Placemaker Award of Excellence from West Virginia GreenWorks
  • Williamson SMART Office

Award-Winning Architects

Placemaker Award for Leadership, Inspiration, Stewardship from West Virginia GreenWorks
  • Thomas R. Worlledge, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, REFP
History Hero award from the West Virginia Archives and History
  • Christina Schessler, AIA, LEED AP BD+C