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City of Mount Pearl Awards Outstanding Properties and Business Owners

12/08/2017

November 8, 2017

MOUNT PEARL, NL – Tonight, the City of Mount Pearl hosted its annual ceremony, Pearl Awards for Urban Design and Gardens, and awarded outstanding properties throughout the community. From a number of nominations, independent juries selected the following winners:

• Pearl Awards for Urban Design – Gibraltar Development Ltd. for Park21 Townhouse Development
• Pearl Awards for Gardens – 25 Collingwood Crescent
• Pearl Awards for Urban Agriculture – 21 Lidstone Crescent

The Urban Design category celebrates properties that enhance quality of life and aesthetics through architectural and landscape architectural design, advance environmental stewardship and promote sustainable design.

The Gardens category celebrates gardens that display tidiness, floral decoration, turf and ground cover quality, streetscape beautification, and environmental awareness.
The City introduced a new category this year, Urban Agriculture, which celebrates those who enhance food access and diversity, promote environmentally friendly gardening practices, and showcase residential vegetable gardens.

“We thank all nominees for applying to the Pearl Awards, and for their commitment to enhancing the quality of our City through quality urban design, beautiful landscapes, resourceful vegetable gardens, unique and eye-catching property developments, and environmentally conscious business initiatives. Congratulations to all the winners,” said Mayor Dave Aker.

The City of Mount Pearl partners with the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Professional Planners, the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Architects, the Atlantic Provinces Association of Landscape Architects, MUN Botanical Garden and Food First NL on this initiative.

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Media contact:

Maggie Hynes

Communications and Marketing Officer

City of Mount Pearl

709-748-1009

mhynes@mountpearl.ca

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