Some of the homes, churches, business, and neighborhood improvements that are taking place in the city of Youngstown are simply amazing.
For example, check out this well maintained kiwi fruit trellis (with furniture underneath) that provides both shade and fruit during the year:
Here's another great project - the working community bread oven with herb garden in the Smoky Hollow at Harrison Commons:
What do these two projects have in common?
They are two of the many great projects from 2011 recognized during the 5th annual CityScape Beautification Awards in the City of Youngstown.
Here's a video recap of the event by our friends over at Defend Youngstown.
Congrats to all the award winners!
Go here to nominate your friends, churches, or any other effort that inspires you at this web site.
wednesday morning 8am update: at this link, you'll find a list of all the Beautification awardees, courtesy of The Business-Journal.
wednesday morning 8:30am update: at this link, you'll see a video from the event (which two videos later has a story on new downtown signs) courtesy of WKBN.
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