INDIANAPOLIS – Accelerate Indiana Municipalities (Aim) announced Greenwood has earned an Aim Community Placemaking Award for their collective projects aimed to revitalize their downtown. The city was honored with this award earlier this month at the virtual 2020 Aim Ideas Summit during the Annual Awards Program – presented by Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, LLC. Greenwood won in the greater than 50,000 population category.
For more than a decade the city has focused intense efforts in transforming the Greenwood downtown into a gathering place for families, providing many recreational and educational activities. The mixed-use developments covering more than 100 acres are highlighted in this brief video showcasing the community’s efforts.
Aim CEO Matt Greller said, “What Greenwood has accomplished is truly remarkable. They developed a vision for downtown and have been relentless in bringing the plans to fruition. Building quality places takes commitment and innovation. I’m excited to see Greenwood behonored for their efforts to attract new residents and visitors to their community.”
2020 Aim Ideas Summit
October 6-8, 2020
Virtual Attendance: 500 (pending final registration count)
Further information: www.aimindiana.org
Since the 1890s, Aim, formerly the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, has been an advocate for Indiana municipalities. Aim is the official voice of municipal government in Indiana, with more than 460 cities and towns as members. Our purpose is to foster, promote and advocate for the success of Hoosier municipalities as laboratories of innovation, hubs of talent and the engines driving our state’s economy.