2021 Award Winners:
Urban Innovation Award: Cowgill, for studios180, a new multi-unit residential space located on an underused lot, boasting top of the line amenities and experiences to encourage more people to live downtown. Greyline Station, a new mixed-use development in the NoLi District that features retail stores, offices, dining, a radio studio, event space, and the Julietta Market, all under one roof in a former bus garage.
Landscape and Streetscape Award: LexPark, for the array of upgrades to the Victorian Square Garage, which include new lighting, green planting baskets, enhanced safety measures, and a large PARK sign and arrow welcoming everyone to the busy corner of Broadway and Short Streets.
Leadership Achievement Award: Cumulus Media for their continued support of downtown Lexington, which includes being a reliable source for info ranging from business support and health and wellness, to where you can enjoy the best dining, nightlife and events.
Rose Lucas Perfect Partner Award: Central Bank, for generously agreeing to pivot their sponsorship investment during COVID-19 from in-person events to DowntownLex Together, a customer reward program that allowed DLP to encourage spending at all downtown businesses for an opportunity to win prizes purchased from DLP members.
Outstanding Individual Award: James Frazier III, for his tireless service to downtown Lexington, which includes multiple terms as Chairman of the Downtown Lexington Management District, as well as terms as Chairman of the Lexington-Fayette County Parking Authority and the Transylvania University Board of Trustees.
Smiley Pete Award: A Cup of Common Wealth for being a community resource on the East End of downtown, and a commitment to giving back, especially during COVID-19, and always being friendly ambassadors of the downtown experience.