Mayor Mike Spano Presents 2016 Curb Appeal Awards to Three Yonkers Homeowners
Yonkers, NY – October 7, 2016 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today presented the City’s fourth annual Curb Appeal Awards to three Yonkers homeowners for their homes’ exceptional curb appeal and charming landscaping. The winners were selected based on nominations from Yonkers residents submitted at www.yonkersny.gov.
“The Curb appeal awards are the perfect way for our residents to demonstrate pride in our City, starting with our neighborhoods,” said Mayor Spano. “It’s about showcasing all the wonderful things Yonkers has to offer and paying tribute to the Yonkers residents who have gone above and beyond. This year’s curb appeal winners clearly demonstrate pride in their homes and pride in the City of Yonkers.”
“Mayor Spano’s Curb Appeal Awards” were presented at 109 Hampshire Road in Yonkers, the home of Diana and Ray Delgrosso, whose beautiful home won the Landscaping Award, with its perfectly manicured lawns, well-kept flowers, shrubs and plants. Mayor Spano cited the Delgrosso’s house stood out as the obvious choice for the Landscaping Award.
The award for Exterior Improvement goes to Jon Wallen and Kathy Anastos who live at 41 Lewis Parkway, which is located in the Park Hill section of Yonkers. This 18th century home experienced a huge restoration in the last decade. Restoring the property to replicate its original appearance in the early 1900’s when it was built.
The award for Creativity/Originality goes to Andrew and Judith Economos for their masterpiece of a home at 44 Beech Hill Road. The visual creativity features sculptures, foot bridges, and streams that create a tranquil spot for all to enjoy.
Mayor Spano selected the winners based on nominations from Yonkers residents submitted on the City’s website www.yonkersny.gov. The winners were selected based on the following criteria: The property has a pleasant appearance, is well-maintained and contributes to community appearance; a recent effort was made to improve and enhance the appearance of the property; the property owner demonstrates originality and creativity and; the property stands out as an attractive property in its neighborhood.