CityScape Gives Awards for Property Beautification

YOUNGSTOWN – Youngstown CityScape has announced the winners of its annual beautification awards.

Eighteen awards given in four categories companies, groups and individuals for their efforts to revitalize and beautify the city.

Winners in the business category were Avalon Downtown, V&V Appliance Parts and Unabandoned Gardens.

Institutional category winners were City of Youngstown, Ursuline High School, Paisley House, Stambaugh Auditorium, Basilica of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and the Downtown Public Library.

The Handel’s Neighborhood Association and the Northeast Homeowner’s and Concerned Citizens were both winners in the community category.

Finally, the winners in the residential category were Joshua Rupe, Robert Beardman and Emily Wainio, Wendy Webb, Brian Williams, Kim and Jim Stefanak and Anthony Julian.

Sharon Letson, executive director of Youngstown CityScape, said the awards program – now in its 18th year – recognizes the pride people have in their property.

“We receive nominations ranging from multimillion-dollar developments to beautifully kept gardens in residential neighborhoods,” Letson said. “We want to salute the variety of efforts being made throughout our community.”

Pictured at top: This year the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County marked a new chapter after a two-year long expansion and renovation that cost $27 million. 

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