Dubuque Main Street hands out awards to 9 businesses, organizations

Dubuque Main Street handed out its annual business awards this week.

The nine winners were unveiled during a virtual awards ceremony. The winners were:

Outstanding retail (expansion) — The Midwest Girl, 898 Jackson St.Outstanding hospitality-COVID-19 impacted development: Wicked Dame, 214 W. First St.Best adaptive reuse: Marita Theisen Childcare Center at Steeple Square, 1584 White St.Best total building rehabilitation: The Driftless, 168 E. 10th St.Best facade improvement project: Central Avenue Mercantile, 1902 Central Ave.Best public improvement project: City of Dubuque government for Central Avenue improvements.Best upper story/rear facade development: CSM Consulting, 1838 Central Ave.Best special event: United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States’ Over the Edge.Best COVID-19 pivot (organization): Dubuque Farmers’ Market.