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Design and Civic Awards

September 2014 MB News Editor's Choice 

2013 MBNA Design Award Winner - Public & Civic Memorials

Peter Troost Monument Co. designed, produced and installed the library book pedestal pictured above for the city of Warrenville, IL. We are honored to receive this prestigious design award from MBNA.

2011 Winner of Prestigious Civic Monument Design Award2011 American Institute of Commemorative Art Award Winner

The American Institute of Commemorative Art honored Troost Monument Co. with the first place prize in the Civic Monument Design category at their recent annual meeting. The veterans memorial pictured above is located in Tomah, WI, and is an inspirational design that honors all who have served.

The monument features a globe supported by a red granite column carved with 13 stripes. Five of the nine grey slabs around the globe are raised and their outline symbolizes the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. The seals of the six branches of the military are also represented. The design was created by Michael Feinberg, CM, of Peter Troost Monument Company.

Buikema and Lange Monuments featured in "Stone in America" Autumn 2010

Bulkema MonumentLange Monument

"Stone in America" showcases memorials that represent the best in sculpture, design, carving and manufacturing technology that is being done in the industry today. The memorials in Portfolio share one common denominator-they are artfully personalized. Their designers have taken a client's vague requests and used their talents to create striking works. Here are unforgettable angels, shapes that break the mold, classic forms and timeless symbols. You can read the full page articles about the Buikema and Lange Monuments by clicking here.

Award for ExcellenceTroost Monument Wins Prestigious Eugene H. Faehnle Award for Excellence in Memorial Design

Members of the American Institute of Commemorative Art awarded the 2009-2010 Eugene H. Faehnle award for excellence in memorial design to two Peter Troost Monument Company artists: Beverly Christafaro and Jack Hallihan. The monument they designed collaboratively for the Kern family took first place in the Family Monuments category and took home the coveted Faehnle trophy for Best in Show.

Their design was selected from over 60 entries due to the exceptional workmanship and pleasing scale of the finished piece. You can read more about this piece by clicking here.

Illinois Family Business of the Year!

Illinois Business of the Year - Peter Troost Monument CompanyPeter Troost Monument Company is the proud winner of the 2005 Illinois Family Business of the Year Award. Every year, nominations are accepted for this prestigious award. In order to qualify as a family business, a company or corporations must be principally owned by a family. All family businesses headquartered in the State of Illinois are eligible. Once nominations are received, all nominees complete an application that is reviewed and scored by judges. One winner and three finalists for each of three size categories are determined.

The Loyola University Chicago Family Business Center is an internationally recognized pioneer and leader in family business program development and research. It is designed to be a resource to family businesses in the Chicago region and throughout the nation. We are proud to be the recipient of this year's award.

Monument Builders of North America Logo2004 MBNA Aspire Award - Peter Troost Monument Company

The Monument Builders of North America is pleased to award Peter Troost Monument Company the 2004 MBNA Aspire Award for success in public relations and marketing. The MBNA is a professional association dedicated to defining and promoting Memorialization in a viable, innovative and diversified way for the membership, and enhancing the awareness of Memorialization by the general public and the Remembrance Industry.

2001 Outstanding Retailer Gold Star Award
Cold Spring Granite Memorial Group has named Peter Troost Monument Company the 2001 Outstanding Retailer and has presented them with the Gold Star Award.

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