The work of CJS Architects has been showered with awards from civic leaders, the business community, preservation organizations, arts organizations, planners, and the design community.

The list below includes over fifty awards received from AIA New York State, AIA Buffalo, AIA Rochester, NAIOP, The Preservation League of New York State, Preservation Buffalo Niagara, The Landmark Society of Western New York, The Community Design Center of Rochester, and The City of Rochester.
Award Organization Project Year
Brick By Brick, Multi-Residential Buffalo Business First Buffalo River Landing 2018
Design Award AIA Buffalo Mentholatum
Design Award of Merit AIA Rochester Jewish Community Center
Outstanding Commercial Project Preservation Buffalo Niagara The Sinclair
Commercial Real Estate Award in Mixed Use NAIOP Upstate NY 301 Ohio Street 2017
Commercial Real Estate Award Urban Multi-Family NAIOP Upstate NY Buffalo River Landing
Design Award of Merit AIA Rochester Kilbourn Hall Restoration
Livable Community Award Partners for a Livable Western New York Five Hundred Seneca
Local Project / Local Firm AIA Buffalo Buffalo River Landing
Merit Award in the Residential / Mixed Use AIA Buffalo The Sinclair
Best Historic Renovation NAIOP Upstate NY Five Hundred Seneca 2016
Best Residential Project NAIOP Upstate The Sinclair
Historic Preservation AIA Buffalo/WNY Five Hundred Seneca
Outstanding Project Preservation Buffalo Niagara Five Hundred Seneca
Design Award of Merit AIA NYS University Village at Fredonia 2015
Design Award of Merit AIA Rochester University Village at Fredonia 2014
Historic Restoration Diamond Window Award, Corporate Graycliff Estate
Interior Design & Environmental Rehabilitation American Institute of Architects Williams Center
Design Award / Merit American Institute of Architects Sullivan Campus Center 2013
Design Award / Merit American Institute of Architects, NYS Chapter Eastman Theatre Expansion 2012
Excellence in Historic Preservation Preservation League of New York State Eastman Theatre Expansion
Barber Conable Award Landmark Society of Western New York Eastman Theatre Expansion 2011
Design Award / Excellence American Institute of Architects Eastman Theatre Expansion
Design Award / Mayors's Award American Institute of Architects Eastman Theatre Expansion
Design Award / Merit American Institute of Architects University Services & Innovation Center
Robert Macon Award for Innovation Rochester Regional Community Design Center Eastman Theatre Expansion
Design Award / Merit American Institute of Architects Eastman Theatre Expansion 2010
Design Excellence AIA Buffalo Bailey Genesee Fire Station
Design Award / Honorable Mention American Institute of Architects The Sagamore 2007
Design Award / Merit American Institute of Architecs Brockport Student Housing
Design Award for Green Architecture American Institute of Architects The Strong
Architectural/Engineering Award National Association of Industrial & Office Properties The Strong 2006
Design Award National Association of Industrial & Office Properties The Sagamore 2003
Design Award of Merit American Institute of Architects The Strong 1998
Citation of Merit American Institute of Architects, Rochester Chapter Fire Safety Training Facility