Recognizing the extraordinary downtown revitalization efforts of our members and colleagues.

At CMSC, we know creating and maintaining a thriving downtown is hard work.  To celebrate and promote the tremendous efforts of those who work tirelessly to revitalize our Main Streets, CMSC bestows honors on our members; recognizes the commitment of organizations and individuals that advocate for comprehensive downtown management; and salutes public servants who champion the downtown way of life.

 

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Awards of Excellence

Awards of Excellence

Celebrating Connecticut communities, individuals & organizations for their outstanding contributions to Main Street. Individuals and organizations around the state work tirelessly to revitalize their downtowns and create places that attract residents,...
Founder's Award

Founder's Award

Recognizing organizations and individuals for their unparalleled commitment to Main Street. Connecticut Main Street Center established the Founder's Award, presented by Eversource (formerly the Connecticut Light & Power Company Award) in 2001...
Jack Shannahan Prize for Public Service

Jack Shannahan Prize for Public Service

Honoring public servants who exemplify a deep commitment to Main Street. Established in honor of John (“Jack”) W. Shannahan, former State Historic Preservation Officer and Director of the Connecticut Historical Commission, and the first Chair of ...