Awards


Award for Excellence

The Updowntowners has been presenting this prestigious award since 1985.  Some of the past recipients are:

   1985   Nancy Duffy

   1986   Cultural Resources Council

   1987   John H. Mulroy

   1988   The Discovery Center / MOST

   1989   Jean Daugherty

   1990   Rose & Murray Bernthal

   1991   Syracuse Symphony Orchestra

   1992   Frank Malfitano

   1994   Syracuse New Times

   1995   On Bank & Trust Company

   1996   Armory Square Association

   1997   Georgia Serferlis (posthumously)  

   1998   General Services Administration

                    of the James M. Hanley Federal Building    

   1999   Dennis Conners & the Onondaga Historical Assn. 

   2000   Everson Museum of Art

   2001   Erie Canal Museum

   2002   The Landmark Theatre

   2003   NYS Senator John A. DeFrancisco

   2004   Mary Beth Roach, Syracuse Department of

                   Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs

   2005   Jerry Gallagher, Oncenter Complex

   2006   County Executive Nicholas J. Pirro

   2007   Larry Luttinger

   2008   Mayor Matthew J. Driscoll

   2009   The Samaritan Center

   2010   Charlotte “Chuckie” Holstein – FOCUS

   2011   O’Brien & Gere

   2012   Centro

   2013   Courtyard & Residence Inn by Marriott, Armory Square

   2014   Syracuse St. Patrick’s Parade Committee

   2015   Syracuse Winterfest

   2016   Amaus Health Services at the Cathedral

   2017   Ed Riley, Hotel Syracuse Restoration