When it comes to downtowns, Ferndale and Rochester came home with all of the hardware at the 2nd Annual Main Street Oakland County Awards.
The awards recognize excellence in downtown revitalization in five categories, including organization, promotion, design, and economic restructuring.
Ferndale took awards in all five of the categories. The judges recognized the city for its outstanding public relations outreach and special events for the DIY Festival. Two of its businesses, Pinwheel Bakery and Elegance by Design, were recognized for their facade renovations.
Rochester won awards for promotional design for its In Town magazine and for its community commitment.
Source: Oakland County
Writer: Jon Zemke