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2015 Street Scene Winners by Category


Best Design

1st Place    Ruth Cohen

2nd Place    Ellen Steiner

3rd Place    Kiley Smith


Best Use of Color

1st Place     Tami Heilman

2nd Place    Butch Puchowitz

3rd Place     Lea Oxenhandler


Greenest Thumb

1st Place     Linda Brenner

2nd Place    Bernard Appelbaum

3rd Place     Kevin Crane


Most Creative

1st Place      Meredith Dunn

2nd Place     Kyle Connor

3rd Place      Heather Montgomery


Most Dramatic

1st Place      Julie Hirsch Waxman

2nd Place     Dodi Fordham

3rd Place      Larry Pitt

      

Most Elegant

1st Place       Sharon Collins

2nd Place      Paula Brown

3rd Place       Caren Cohen


Most Stylish

1st Place       Ginny Beier

2nd Place      Jenice McMiillan

3rd Place       Susan Huntington


Most Striking

1st Place        Diane Galli

2nd Place      Laura McMunigal

3rd Place       Richard Levine


Most Variety

1st Place        Vensa Hess

2nd Place      Stephanie Hausen

3rd Place -     Marjorie Roth


Most Vibrant

1st Place        Chariss McAfee

2nd Place      Rahim Ghazunian

3rd Place       Patsy Sauri      



Overall Winners


Residential

First    Denelle Drake

Second   Nicole Onesti

Third    Barbara Klock


Commercial

First   Paul Walsh, Elfant Wissahickon

Second   Shawn Nesbit ,Good Karma Café

Third    Joseph Pozzuolo, Attorney


Garden Block


First          Ginni Beier

Second     Nicole Onesti

Third         Patsy Sauri




2015 STREET SCENE LOCATIONS








STREET SCENE GARDEN COMPETITION


Gardener Categories


“Do It Yourself” --done by the individual property owner or renter


Professional—done by a landscaping service or garden center


Residential (single house or entire block) and commercial properties are eligible to enter 


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The Rules


1. Gardens entered for competition must be located within the CCRA limits and visible from the street.

2. Contest entry deadline is June 30, 2015.

3. At least 50% of properties on a block must have plantings to qualify as a garden block.

4. Individual contestants may apply for themselves and on behalf of a garden block

5. Contestants who volunteer to serve as judges are not permitted to judge other gardens in the same category as their own.

6. Decision of the judges is final.


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 Judging

 

Volunteer judges are chosen for their competence and accomplishments in gardening. Judging will take place in July, and gardens will be judged on:


Variety of Plants Originality and Imagination

Suitability of Plants Design and Total Visual Effect

Maintenance Sustainability

Use of Space                      Use of Color                             


At the end of the competition you will receive a copy of the judge's form, including personalized comments(i.e. what was good, what could be better)


 Awards Reception


City gardeners deserve praise and recognition for their generosity and ability to cope with difficult growing conditions.  All gardeners and judges will be invited to an awards reception at the Schuylkill River Park Community Garden to celebrate the high caliber of winning gardens. Photographs of the winning gardens will be showcased at this event. 

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STREET SCENE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION


Categories of Entry

Promotional-- photos that reflect the mission and purpose of CCRA and the Street Scene project, which is to promote community in Center City through greening and gardening


Artistic-- maximum room for artistic expression and composition. These can include extreme close-ups (macro) photography, and effects generated with Photoshop to create compelling artistic compositions.

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The Rules


1. Photos entered must be of Street Scene Garden Competition entrants. 

2. Contest entry deadline is August 15, 2015.

3. Contestants who volunteer to serve as judges are not permitted to judge other photos in the same category as their own.

4. Decision of the judges is final.


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 Judging


 Volunteer judges are chosen for their competence and accomplishments in photography.  Judging will take place in mid to late August, and photos will be judged on:


Composition                                         

Originality and Imagination

Design and Total Visual Effect

Artistic Expression

Technical Excellence

Overall Impact

Story telling


At the end of the competition you will receive a copy of the judge's form, including personalized comments(i.e. what was good, what could be better)


Photographers will be notified of garden addresses at the close of the registration time--June 30.  



(More information about photo submission requirements will be posted here and sent to registrants)



 
Awards Reception


All photographers and judges will be invited to an awards reception at the Schuylkill River Park Community Garden to celebrate the high caliber of winning photos, which will be showcased at this event.



Click here to view Image Guidelines.


Click here to view Entry Form and Waiver.




 

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