2014 Mayor’s Environmental Sustainability Award

For retrofitting lighting in 11 commercial buildings, thereby cutting their overall energy usage by 50%.

2014 Pioneer Press Munch Madness

Payne Avenue Named “Best Dining District” in St. Paul.

2016 Mayor’s Beautification Award

For our “Spruce Up Payne” community clean-ups.

2016 City of St. Paul’s Best of Sustainable Building

For the “Kendall’s Ace Hardware Project.”

2017 national Urban Institute’s Thomas Kingsley Impact Award

For our study with the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs of St. Paul’s Capital Improvement Budget process and funding outcomes.

2017 national Green and Healthy Homes Initiative catalyst Award


2019 Ramsey County Public Health Award