Award to honor an individual who has demonstrated inspirational leadership and has made strides to create and support a vibrant Downtown.
2015 – Alex Coley, NAI Hallmark
2020 – Jessica Santiago, ArtRepublic
2021- Mari Kuraishi, DuPont Fund
Award to recognize a project that has significantly enhanced the economic revitalization of Downtown through the activation of underutilized resources, job creation, or leading design practices.
2020 – Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center, Jacksonville Transportation Authority
2021- The Bread and Board
Award to recognize a thriving street level retailer who enhances the Downtown experience.
2020 – Manifest Distilling
2021- The Volstead
Award that recognizes an individual or organization for a significant body of work that reinforces Downtown as the premier center for arts, dining, retail, entertainment, business and/or urban living in Northeast Florida.
2016 – Council President Lori Boyer
2017 – Preston Haskell
2019 – Debbie Buckland, Truist Bank
2020 – Maria Hane
2021- Mayor Lenny Curry
Award to honor a Downtown Ambassador who continually goes above and beyond in their service of Downtown’s stakeholders, residents, employees and visitors.
2015 – Lydia Cobbert
2016 – Michael Ryan
2017 – Willie Browner
2018 – Michael Ryan
2019 – Michael Carpenter
2020 – Johnny Duckett
2021- David Vasquez
Award to recognize a project that has significantly enhanced the economic revitalization of Downtown through the activation of underutilized buildings, job creation or leading design practices.
2021- The Breezeway at VyStar Tower