New Tacoma Award Categories & Winners The New Tacoma Awards, hosted by the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber

recognize businesses, organizations and individuals making outstanding contributions to downtown Tacoma. Public Places Award (new 2011 award category) Recognizing the best activation of a public park, open space or area in the public right-of-way

Ghilarducci Award Recognizing successful new development, renovation or beautification Winners: • Pacific Plaza (2010) • Hotel Murano (2009) • 505 Broadway (2008) • Prium Companies (2007) • Avanti Spa (2006) • Tacoma Art Museum (2005) • Thea's Landing (2004) Popham Award Recognizing the individual that has done the most to build “community spirit” Winners: • Derek Young (2010) • Benjii Bittle (2009) • Layne Alfonso (2008) • Lisa Fruichiante (2007) • Patricia Lecy-Davis (2006) • Marty Campbell (2005) • Sondra Purcell (2004)

Union Station Award Recognizing leading organizations, companies or individuals that have built or sustained momentum for revitalization Winners: • Children’s Museum of Tacoma (2010) • Stan Selden (2010) • Gintz Group (2009) • Eric Cederstrand (2008) • India Mahal Restaurant (2008) • Jim Merritt (2007) • The Grand Cinema (2006) • John Tartaglia (2005) • University of Washington Tacoma (2004)

Schoenfeld Award Recognizing exemplary performance and pizzazz as a retailer or restaurateur Winners: • Dragon Fly (2010) • Doyle’s Public House (2010) • hello, cupcake (2009) • Grassi’s Flowers and Gifts (2008) • LeRoy Jewelers and the Art Stop (2007) • UrbanXchange (2006) • Aroma Coffee (2005) • heel!Shoes (2004)

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