Downtown Vision created the #DTJax Awards in 2016 to celebrate the people and projects making Downtown Jacksonville a better place to live, work, visit and invest. Please check back - the 2018 #DTJax Award winners will be announced in January!

Downtowner of the Year

Award to honor an individual who in 2017 has demonstrated inspirational leadership and has made strides to create and support a vibrant Downtown.

Past winners: 

2016 - Alex Coley, NAI Hallmark

2017 - Ben Davis, Intuition Ale Works

Downtown Business OR Project of the Year

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.

Past winners:

2016 - Sweet Pete's, Allison & Peter Behringer

2017 - Winston Family YMCA, First Coast YMCA

2018 - Cowford Chophouse, Jacques & Alex Klempf 

Downtown Achievement Award

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.

Past winners: 

2016 - DuPont Fund/Center, Sherry Magill

2017 - Council President Lori Boyer

2018 - Preston Haskell, Haskell Co. & Downtown art contribution

Ambassador of the Year

Award to honor a Downtown Ambassador who continually goes above and beyond in their service of Downtown’s stakeholders, residents, employees and visitors.

Past winners: 

2016 - Lydia Cobbert

2017 - Micahel Ryan

2018 - Willie Browner


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  • Downtown Vision, Inc
  • 214 N. Hogan St.
  • Suite 120
  • Jacksonville, FL 32202