ANN ARBOR, MI -- Ann Arbor’s Downtown Development Authority’s work during the pandemic is now award-winning, according to the city’s Main Street Area Association.
Ann Arbor authority wins award for supporting downtown during pandemicThe MSA named the DDA as the recipient of its Dennis Serras Award, which is normally given in recognition of an individual who is a “champion supporter” of Ann Arbor’s downtown area, according to Sandra Andrade, the executive director for the MSA.
The award, first given in 2018, is named after Dennis Serras, who started Main Street Ventures in the 1980s by opening Gratzi, Palio and Real Seafood Company.
The association has “true appreciation” for the award, Thomson said.
“The Main Street Association giving us this award, in our mind, validated the work that we did helped,” Thomson said.