On Tuesday, over 500 guests gathered at the Victory Center in the Health-Tech Corridor for the first-ever Vibrant City awards, hosted by Cleveland Neighborhood Progress.
CNP President Joel Ratner told the crowd, “The facts are there. Data shows that our region is gaining brains and income, our city schools are making terrific improvements, and Cleveland’s population loss is ending. We are headed into an era of exciting growth.”
City of Cleveland Community Development Director Daryl Rush was honored with the inaugural Morton L.Mandel Leadership in Community Development Award.
Other recipients were:
CDC Catalytic Project/Program Award
Fairfax Renaissance Development -- Intergenerational housing
Urban Realtor Award
Keith Brown and Dave Sharkey – Progressive Urban Real Estate
Keith Sutton and Dave Territo, Sutton Builders
Neighborhood Branding & Marketing Award
Downtown Cleveland Alliance – You and Downtown Video
Community Collaboration Award
Gordon Square Arts District (DSCDO, NWT, CPT)
Corporate Partner Award
Third Federal Saving