Uptown Saint John Inc. Awards Facade Grants to Uptown Building Owners

Over $20,000 was presented to 5 Uptown building owners who made improvements to their fa?ade during 2015, this includes matching funds from the City of Saint John.

Having met the criteria stipulated in the grant, and having the work done within the time-frame noted, these businesses received a portion of the cost to improve their fa?ade. ?A priority for the Uptown Business Improvement Association is to encourage beautification and visual improvements to buildings and spaces uptown. It is very gratifying to see positive development and improvements in our uptown core, and if we can assist in any way, we are thrilled to.

Businesses who received a 2015 Fa?ade Grant from USJI are:

Representing Uptown Saint John Inc.- ED, Nancy Tissington, BOD President, Chris Boudreau, Cllr. Donna Reardon, Urban Design & Dev. Committee Chair, Keith Brideau.?

Accepting, Representing The Hardman Group – Art Boudreau, Building Engineer and Mark Peddle, Lead End.

Historica Properties, Prince William Street Car Park, accepting Keith Brideau

Accepting, Roy Billingsley, owner of Steamers/Water Street Dinner Theatre

Taste of Egypt, 87 King Street. ?Missing from the photo: Paula & Ehab Rawdan

Pristine, 56 King Street. ?Missing from the photo, Paul and Litsa Daeres

Uptown Saint John Inc. is finalizing the criteria for the 2016 Fa?ade Grant and will be opening the application process in the near future. ?Please keep your eyes and ears open, this is a wonderful way to receive some valuable assistance in sprucing up the front of your building.?

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