Last year, Renaissance Covington
was named as "One to Watch" by Main Street America
, and now it's a semi-finalist for a Great American Main Street Award.
Since its inception in 2003, Renaissance Covington has created 790 new jobs, and about 150 new businesses have opened in the downtown Covington. While maintaining a strong commitment to the Main Street Approach, the organization has implemented creative and fun solutions to downtown revitalization challenges, including pop-up shops, a temporary “parklet” initiative and annual arts festival.
See the other semi-finalists for the Great American Main Street Awards here