The awards recognize exceptional effort in home or business beautification or development.

Youngstown CityScape announced the winners of its 11th annual “Youngstown CityScape Beautification Awards” at a ceremony and reception on Tuesday, November 14th at DeYor Performing Arts Center. Nineteen awards were given in three categories including: Residential, Community and Business.

Winners in the Business category were:

  • Gibson Works Property Art – Mike Gibson
  • Youngstown U-Pull-It Albert Street Beautification – U-Pull-It
  • YSU Student Apartments (The Edge) & Barnes & Noble Bookstore – Hallmark Campus Communities & Fortress Real Estate Companies

Winners in the Community category were:

  • Land Bank-Neighborhood Assoc. Beautification Projects – Mah. County Land Bank
    • Know Your Neighbors Butterfly Garden
    • Crandall Park South Beautification Project
    • Shirley Road Rain Garden
    • Garden District Beatification Project
  • Mahoning Ave Bridge Firefighter Memorial – Youngstown Fire Department
  • YMCA Central Branch Renovation – YMCA of Youngstown
  • McGuffey Road Pocket Park – Northeast Homeowners & Concerned Citizens
  • Students Motivated By The Arts (SMARTS) Ohio One Building Renovation – SMARTS
  • Hope Veterans Memorial Park – Mt. Hope Veterans Memorial Park Committee
  • Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown Restoration – Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown

Winners in the Residential category were:

  • 1615 Erie Street – Mary Tourvas
  • 477 Redondo – Sharon Kelly
  • 149 N. Richview Ave –Joe & Jill Miner
  • 2139 Volney Road – Maxine Cato
  • 106 W. LeClede Ave – Mitchell Family
  • 3204 Shirley Road – Francisco Camacho & Norma Ralat

“Each year, we recognize the effort and the pride that those in the community display with their property. It may be a multi-million dollar development or simply an exceptionally beautiful lawn in a neighborhood. CityScape’s awards are a small way for us to say ‘thank you’ to others who are committed to making a difference in helping Youngstown look inviting” said Sharon Letson, Executive Director of Youngstown CityScape.


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