Even with challenges arising from the global COVID-19 pandemic, Powers & Sons remained strong. La Casa Norte received the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award for Excellence in Community Design. Northtown Library & Apartments was one of three libraries in the U.S. to earn the American Institute of Architecture and the American Library Association’s 2020 AIA/ALA Library Building Award. This project was also recognized with a 2020 Merit Award from the Chicago Building Congress.