UW-Green Bay has hand in Main Street award

The National Trust Main Streets Center presented On Broadway, Inc., of Green Bay, with one of the five 2009 Great American Main Street Awards (GAMSA) during its annual National Main Streets Conference in Chicago earlier this month. On Broadway, Inc., an official Main Street community, has been working in partnership with the city of Green Bay, UW-Green Bay, local residents, property owners, the business community, and others in the city to spur reinvestment, support historic preservation, maintain a high quality of life, and grow the local economy. UW-Green Bay students, supervised by Prof. Marcelo Cruz, developed a master plan for the Broadway District in 2007. The effort won the Wisconsin Main Street Program’s Best Main Street Design Committee Project award. Read more.