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The founder of a “pay-what-you-can” community café, a center for technology and innovation, and a city planner were honored with Downtown Star awards at the annual Downtown Partnership Breakfast on September 27, 2016. Downtown Star awards recognize people and groups who have made outstanding commitments to a thriving downtown. Awards are given in three categories: individual, civil servant, and business or organization. 2016 Downtown Stars were awarded to Chef Lyn Harwell, founder of SEEDS Community Café,the Catalyst Campus for Technology & Innovation, and Ryan Tefertiller, director of the new Urban Planning Division within the City of Colorado Springs Planning and Community Development Department.


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From innovative work spaces to innovative services, Downtown is a hub for new and creative business thinking. Check out the Pikes Peak Makerspace Tesla lab, read about our community's creative leaders, discover new public art and much more in our Downtown: Focus on Innovation publication.


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Downtown Colorado Springs ranked #9 in the Top 10 Best Downtowns of 2016 according to Click here to see the ranking, and other cities on the list.


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This new report features an economic snapshot and performance indicators for Downtown Colorado Springs, from workforce data to development and investment. Download a pdf here or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for printed copies.

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