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Awards

1993- Received award from Preservation Partners for restoration work in Geneva

1993 - Kent Shodeen; the Richard B. Cates “Citizen of the Year” for Outstanding Community Service to Geneva

1993 - Feature story “Quality Building and Community Development” in Builder Profile Magazine,

1994 - Builder of the Year, Builder Profile Magazine.

1998 - ICON Award -  Sales Brochure

1998- ICON Award-  Overall Custom Design  Show Home

1998 - Best in American Living Award sponsored by The National Association of Home Builders and
           Professional Builder Magazine

1999- Commitment to Quality Award

1999 - Kent Shodeen; the Brooks McCormick Environmental Award from The Conservation Foundation

1999 - Best Overall Community in the Midwest, Professional Builder Magazine.

1999 - Best Custom Home Design, ICON Awards, Northern Illinois Home Builders Association (NIHBA)
            and Fox Valley Home Builders Association (FVHBA)

1999 - Mill Creek won ICON award from HBAGC (Custom Home and Design & Commercial New Construction)

2000 - Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago Gold Key Award-
          -Best Overall Home
          -Best Floor Plan

2000 - Home Builders Association of Greater Fox Valley- Silver Award-
          -Best Window Design
          -Best Exterior Design
          -Best Landscape Design

2000 - Home Builders Association of Greater Fox Valley- Bronze Award-
          -Best Fireplace Design
          -Best Closet Design

2000 - Recieved award from City of Geneva for renovation of 10 W. State Street

2000 - Mill Creek Won ICON award for Development of the Year

2001- HBAGC Gold Key Award- Excellence in Housing Design

2001- Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission names Mill Creek in their guide to development to protect our natural resources (improved wastewater treatment)

2001- Family Business featured in / on cover in Builder Architect Magazine

2001 - Named in the top 50 builders in Chicago Land Area, Chicago Sun Times

2001 - City of Geneva Historic Preservation Award, in recognition of a project that reflects a sensitivity to our Community’s Architectural Heritage and awareness for the Benefits and Value of Careful Historic Preservation, presented by Geneva Historic Preservation Commission.

2002 - Cover of Chicago Tribune Real Estate, features Mill Creek as “What’s Hot” - “Good land planning should include green belts intertwined with homes, such as at Mill Creek”

2002 - HBAGC selects Mill Creek for an on-site tour to showcase innovative and exciting new land plans, home designs and community attributes to the media.  (SMC Press Express)

2002 - Mid-Valley Neighborhood Improvement Association- Winner of 2002 Neighborhood Pride Contest in the Adaptive Reuse Category for the remodel of Dodson Place in downtown Geneva.

2002 - One of Three Finalists for the Illinois “Family Business of the Year”

2003 - Ranked Number 27 in Chicago areas top 50 builders by Chicago Sun Times

2004- Mill Creek awarded Gold Medal/#2 in Nation is Smart Growth by NAHB and Professional Builder Magazine.

Mill Creek is listed in Kane County’s 20/20 plan as an example of responsible development

2010- ShoDeen voted Best Builder in the Kane County Chronicle's 2010 "Best of the Fox" reader poll.

Awarded Geneva Chamber of Commerce's esteemed Wood Community Service Award.