The properties were slated for demolition, but all of them were saved due to the commitment of the award-winning property owners. The investments made by the property owners have resulted in higher property values and enhanced neighborhoods.
Gold Star Award winners:
* Hicksville Building Loan and Savings for improving the property at 2936 Abbott St.
* Max Winningham for improving the property at 5030 Tyrone Rd.
* Fisher Property Management for improving the property at 4439 Winter St.
* Larry Brooks for improving the property at 2120 Catalpa St.
Neighborhood Code officials visited the property at 2936 Abbott St. to present the awards. Hicksville Building Loan and Savings made a private investment to make the property viable again.
“We appreciate the commitment of property owners who care about our community,” said Tom Bandor, Director of the City's Neighborhood Code Enforcement Department. “Our department works each day to partner with neighborhoods to develop high performance relationships that keep our community safer and benefit residents.”