Four New Historic Markers Dedicated In Central Square - On Friday, June 26th, Youngstown CityScape and its project partner, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, dedicated four new historic markers in Central Square. The landmarks recognized include: Central Square, Civil War Soldiers Monument, Mahoning National Bank Building, Central Tower, Union National Bank Building, Stambaugh Building and the Realty Building. The markers are a part of... Read more »
Hundreds Participate In Streetscape 2015 For Day Of Beautification - On Saturday, May 30th, over 650 volunteers gathered in downtown Youngstown to lend their hand in helping give the greater downtown area as well as neighborhoods and city corridors a much needed annual makeover. Turnout for the event surpassed last year’s all-time high of 600 and those extra hands allowed for several additional sites to... Read more »
Downtown Walking Tour Features Past, Present & Future - On Saturday, April 4th, Youngstown CityScape hosted their first Downtown Youngstown Walking Tour of the year. Interesting historical facts as well as a discussion about current and future projects were discussed on the 2 hour trek along Federal Street. For future tour information, subscribe to our email list here.
2015 Streetscape Campaign Kicks Off At Davis Center - On Friday, March 20, CityScape held its annual Streetscape breakfast press conference at the Davis Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens. The breakfast served as the official kick-off for the 2015 campaign which is now in the 18th year. CityScape also received a check for $35,000 from The Youngstown Foundation as well as unveiled its new... Read more »
Downtown Vision & Action Plan Released - On March 17th, the Economic Action Group released its highly anticipated Downtown Vision & Action Plan at the Youngstown Business Incubator. Through the input gathered from downtown stakeholders by way of surveys and 14 monthly meetings, the plan identifies eight initiatives with immediate, short-term, mid-term and long-term actions to be taken over the next five... Read more »
CityScape Participates In Cardinal Mooney ‘Yes Fest’ - On Thursday, March 5th, Youngstown CityScape participated in the 2nd annual ‘Yes Fest’ at Cardinal Mooney High School. The purpose of the event is to discourage students from engaging in negative influences such as drug use while exposing them to positive community improvement alternatives. CityScape was on hand to sign students up for Streetscape 2015.... Read more »
Grass Roots Gala Dinner Honors Pete Asimakopoulos - On Thursday, February 26th, Youngstown CityScape honored First National Bank’s Pete Asimakopoulos for his service to the community with the Sweet Grass Roots Award at the 2015 Grass Roots Gala dinner at the D.D. Davis & Velma Center in Fellows Riverside Gardens. Pete leads First National Bank’s efforts in the region as Market President, and... Read more »
CityScape Expands With New Office Space, Staff - As downtown Youngstown continues to grow, so, too, does Youngstown CityScape. In early 2015, CityScape merged Wick Neighbors Inc., a community development organization dedicated to the improvement of Wick Avenue and the Smoky Hollow neighborhood. The merger added the leadership from many of the institutions along Wick Avenue and preserved two key projects where significant... Read more »