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Dayton City Beautiful Award

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  2. Does your Dayton home or business sparkle with style during the holidays? The Dayton City Beautiful Award is proud to announce a special holiday edition, an opportunity to nominate and showcase beautiful and imaginative holiday decorating throughout the city. Residential, commercial and institutional properties may compete for the awards, which will recognize exterior decorating only. Anyone may nominate properties located within the Dayton city limits. Creativity, holiday spirit, suitability for neighborhood surroundings or buildings/sites, and other factors may be considered. Five awards will be presented, and nominations are encouraged from all of Dayton's land use zones (west, southeast, northeast, north central and downtown). Nominations must include at least one photo and may be submitted to or the Department of Planning and Community Development, 6th floor, 101 W. Third St., Dayton OH 45401. The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 13. Award winners will be recognized by the City Commission and in City of Dayton publications. The Dayton City Beautiful Award has recognized dozens of property owners, residents and community volunteers in 2017. The program was relaunched this year after more than 25 years of inactivity.

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  4. If not your property, please provide the name, phone number and/or email of owner/occupant of nominated property (if known):

  5. Why does this property deserve the Dayton City Beautiful Award? What has been done to beautify/improve the property? How might these changes improve the area or neighborhood?

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  7. If you have questions about the Dayton City Beautiful Award, please contact Rachel Bankowitz at 937-333-4271 or

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