2019 Beautification Award Winners


Pop Up Art Award: Recognizes a temporary, pop up art installation.



Activation Award:Recognizes a project that has had a seasonal and significant impact that has beautified and positively impacted public space enjoyed by all in San Francisco.



Placemaking Award: Recognizes nominees whose contributions have created a sense of place or identity in a public space.



Best Public Program: Recognizes an individual or group that has partnered with the City of San Francisco and made a significant contribution to the beauty and livability of San Francisco.



Community Garden Award: Recognizes a neighborhood garden project that has enhanced the livability and beauty in a San Francisco neighborhood community.



Community Mural Award: Recognizes a community art group that has created and maintained a public mural project providing beauty over blight


Clean Coalition Award: Recognizes an individual whose contributions have maintained and improved the cleanliness of the community street experience in a neighborhood.



City Award: Recognizes a project or person in a city department or elected official who has had a significant impact on the City as a whole.



Temporary Community Space Award: Recognizes an individual or group that has repurposed an underutilized space and transformed it into a vibrant addition enhancing community connection.



Street Beautification Award: Recognizes a project that enhances the beauty and livability of a neighborhood street.


Best Public Realm Project: Recognizes the outstanding achievement of several organizations that have collaborated to enhance existing space in the public realm and create community connection.


Public Art Award: Recognizes an individual or group that has created public art and eliminated blight by adding beauty.


Mural Award Recognizes an individual who has created a new public mural in a previously unused space.


Muni Art Award: Recognizes an individual or group that has made a significant contribution to enhance playgrounds that serve all children of San Francisco.


Creative Service Award: Recognizes nominees who have contributed to the promotion of San Francisco parks through the media or entertainment industry.


Activation Award: Recognizes nominees who convert under-utilized spaces into vibrant useful spaces that are open to the community.


The Neighborhood Park Award: Recognizes the extraordinary efforts of a neighborhood to enhance and improve a neighborhood park.



Legacy Award: Recognizes an individual for extraordinary contributions to keeping San Francisco Beautiful.


Unsung Hero Award: Recognizes an individual or team that has provided a service to the City that is largely unrecognized but makes a significant contribution to creating, enhancing, and protecting the beauty and livability of San Francisco.



Community Program Award Recognizes a community group that has created a program that has encouraged community connection through art.



Community Award: Recognizes a neighborhood group that has taken action and significantly added to the beauty and livability of neighborhood.



The Seven Hills Award: Recognizes nominees who have made a significant contribution to the creation of unique neighborhood character.



Innovator Award: Recognizes an individual who has brought together a novel idea that has significantly transformed San Francisco.



Park Vision Award Recognizes a project by an organization or group that has created a vison to create, enlarge or enhance public green space in San Francisco..



The Golden Gate Award Recognizes nominees who have made a significant contribution to the union of nature and the built environment.



City Partner Award Recognizes an individual or group in a city department that has supported a project resulting in a positive community impact.



Friedel Klussman Award Recognizes an individual who has taken inspirational grassroots action benefitting City livability



Muni Art Award: Recognizes the five winning Muni Art 2019 winners.

Winner's: Wendy Ackrell, Shannon Bodrogi, Vanessa Fajardo, Skooter Fein and Jocelyn Li Legrand