2010 Great Streets Media Coverage

Spring Street • Eureka Springs, Arkansas

5th Avenue • San Diego, California

Downtown's Fifth Avenue, where the transformation from civic squalor to bustling Gaslamp Quarter began more than 20 years ago, is getting its due. Under the Great Places in America program, the American Planning Association today names Fifth Avenue one of the "Top 10 Great Streets for 2010."

San Diego Union Tribune

San Diego Daily Transcript

Bank Street • Wallace, Idaho

"The mountains and forests that surround Wallace have shaped the City over the years, but the citizens of Wallace are responsible for the preservation of the historic architecture and the character of the city," said Wallace Mayor Dick Vester. "We have re-built the City after forest fires, litigated with the federal government to keep Interstate 90 from demolishing buildings, and worked tirelessly to maintain a thriving commercial district headlined by Bank St."

Idaho Dept of Commerce

Massachusetts Street • Lawrence, Kansas

"I've always said Massachusetts Street is the greatest street in America, but part of that is because it has my business on it and a lot of friends," said Mayor Mike Amyx, who owns a downtown barber shop. "It really is our town square. It represents our community and what it believes."

Lawrence Journal-World and 6News: LJWorld.com

KCTV Kansas City

NBC Action News

Kansan (KU Student Paper)

Broadway Avenue • Red Lodge, Montana

"Broadway Avenue in Red Lodge offers a unique combination of historic and modern charm," Mayor Brian Roat said. "Maintaining this charm is subject to several goals and policy statements in our growth policy."

Billings Gazette

Washington Street • Hoboken, New Jersey

"Although Hoboken has transitioned over the centuries from an industrial region into a bustling residential community, Washington Street has thrived by adapting to the community's evolving needs while preserving its historic character," said Mayor Dawn Zimmer.

Hoboken Patch: Hoboken.Patch.com

The Jersey Journal: NJ.com


Hoboken Horse Blog

CBS New York

Hoboken Real Estate Blog

New Jersey Newsroom

Hudson Reporter

Middle Street • New Bern, North Carolina

"I think it's absolutely phenomenal and if you look at the pictures of New Bern from 30 years ago, it was at its lowest point ever," said Mayor Lee Bettis. "And, in 30 years we've gotten this award. It just shows what you can do when you build partnerships."

New Bern Sun Journal

7News: WITN-TV

Liberty Street • Franklin, Pennsylvania

Explore Clarion Blog

The Derrick News-Herald

Venango County Daily News

Washington Street • Middleburg, Virginia

Mayor Betsy Davis said she was thrilled to hear of the town's success. "It's an honor to be selected," she said.

Washington Examiner

Leesburg Today

Washington Business Journal