Youngstown CityScape announces winners of its beautification awards

Staff report


Youngstown CityScape announced the winners of its 11th annual beautification awards.

Awards were given in three categories: residential, community and business.

“Each year, we recognize the effort and the pride that those in the community display with their property,” said Sharon Letson, executive director of CityScape. “It may be a multimillion-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.”

Youngstown CityScape is a nonprofit community development corporation dedicated to the revitalization of the greater downtown Youngstown area.

Winners in the business category are:

Gibson Works Property Art: Mike Gibson.

Youngstown U-Pull-It Albert Street Beautification: U-Pull-It.

The Edge and Barnes & Noble Bookstore: Hallmark Campus Communities & Fortress Real Estate Companies.

Winners in the community category are:

Land Bank-Neighborhood Association Beautification Projects: Mahoning County Land Bank.

Mahoning Avenue 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 Ohio One Building Renovation: SMARTS.

Mount Hope Veterans Memorial Park: Mount Hope Veterans Memorial Park Committee.

Winners in the residential category are:

1615 Erie St.: Mary Tourvas.

477 Redondo Road: Sharon Kelly.

149 N. Richview Ave.: Joe and Jill Miner.

2139 Volney Road: Maxine Cato.

106 W. LaClede Ave.: Mitchell family.

3204 Shirley Road: Francisco Camacho and Norma Ralat.

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