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Submit a nomination

Beautification Award
The Beautification  Award recognizes Highland Park property owners and business owners that have made improvements to enhance visual appeal consistent with the environment and the community. Given annually, award recipients will be granted a Mayoral Certificate; public recognition at a 2019 City Council Meeting, and publicity in The Highlander.  Below is a list of business categories eligible for this award and the criteria by which businesses will be judged.

Business Categories

  • Auto Dealership
  • Commercial / Mixed-Use Development
  • Service
  • Restaurant
  • Retail

Award Criteria

Appearance, Cleanliness, Consistency, Window Clarity, Code Adherence, Façade Condition and Landscaping.

Nominations must be submitted or postmarked by September 20.
Online Submission Form
Downloadable Form

2018 Beautification Award Recipient
Crossroads Shopping Center, 113-295 Skokie Valley Road
Crossroads Renovated Patio 2018