Downtown Vision created the #DTJax Awards in 2015 to celebrate the people and projects making Downtown Jacksonville a better place to live, work, visit and invest.
Award to honor an individual who in 2017 has demonstrated inspirational leadership and has made strides to create and support a vibrant Downtown.
2015 – Alex Coley, NAI Hallmark
2016 – Ben Davis, Intuition Ale Works
2017 – Frank Denton & Mark Nusbaum, J Magazine
2018 – Ambassador John D. Rood & Steve Moore, Vestcor
Award to recognize a business OR project that has significantly enhanced the economic revitalization of Downtown through the activation of underutilized resources, job creation, or leading design practices.
2015 – Sweet Pete’s, Allison & Peter Behringer
2016 – Winston Family YMCA, First Coast YMCA
2017 – Cowford Chophouse, Jacques & Alex Klempf
2018 – 20West FSCJ Housing and Cafe, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Profit Investments and LISC Jacksonville
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.
2015 – DuPont Fund/Center, Sherry Magill
2016 – Council President Lori Boyer
2017 – Preston Haskell
2018 – Aundra Wallace, Downtown Investment Authority
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