2020 President's Awards Program

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 President's Awards Program! A special thanks to our judging panels who reviewed and ranked all 104 entries submitted this year.

Judges - Design
Bill Hidell, Hidell and Associates Architects
David Newman, MESA Design Group
Marie Oehlerking Read, Komatsu Architecture
Lynn Osgood, Civic Arts
Chance Sparks, Freese & Nichols, Inc. and APA-Texas Chapter President

Judges - Achievement
AJ Fawver, Verdunity
P.A. Geddie, County Line Magazine
Lynda Humble, Consultant
Julie Kunkle, Open Sky Media, Inc.

Downtowner of the Year

Glee Emmite - Paris

Susan H. Campbell Award for Professional Excellence

Stan Weik - San Saba

People's Choice Award Winners

The PEOPLE have spoken! Thanks to everyone who voted for our People’s Choice Awards (PCA).

The People’s Choice Awards allow downtown supporters to show their appreciation for downtown projects, programs, businesses, buildings, and groups. These awards are a part of our larger President’s Awards Program, which bestows separate awards that are determined by independent judging panels.

Best Commercial Interior
Wichita Falls – Wichita Falls Brewing Company

Best Renovation/Rehabilitation/Restoration
Longview – Alton Plaza/Petroleum Building

Best New Construction
Odessa – Odessa Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

Best Public Improvement
Uvalde – Park Yourself in Uvalde

Best Promotion-Digital Campaign
Bastrop – Downtown Bastrop Curbside

Best Promotion-Traditional
Mesquite – Front Street Station Groundbreaking

Best Downtown Business
Bastrop – Neighbor’s Kitchen & Yard

Best Downtown Partner
Levelland – Wallace Theater

Best Economic Game Changer
Tyler – Plaza Tower

Resiliency Award
Waxahachie - #HachieHeart Windows


2020 Awards Program Details

President's Awards Program Categories

President's Awards Program FAQ

President's Awards Judging Criteria