The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber announced this year’s New Tacoma Awards, honoring businesses, organizations, and individuals who significantly contribute to the revitalization of downtown Tacoma.

The awards were presented at a luncheon on Fri., July 12, at the Pacific Grill Events Center. The event was presented by the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber with support from venue sponsor Pacific Grill Events & Catering and awards sponsor NW Etch.

The 2019 recipients are as follows:

Ghilarducci Award: McMenamins Elks Temple
“Recognizing new development, renovation, or beautification”

Popham Award: David Fischer,Tacoma Arts Live
“Honoring the individual that has done the most to build community spirit”

Public Places Award: Prairie Line TrailBRCA 
“Recognizing the best activation of a public park, open space, or area in the public right-of-way”

Schoenfeld Award: Johnny’s Dock
“Highlighting exemplary performance of pizzazz as a retailer or restaurateur”

Union Station Award: Kōz Development
“Celebrating a leading organization, company, or individual that has built or sustained momentum for revitalization”