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City will bestow Cream of the Cream City Awards at ceremony next week

The annual Cream of the Cream City Award winners have been announced, as has the yearly ceremony, slated for Thursday, May 30 at 5:30 p.m. at Best Place at The Pabst, 901 W. Juneau Ave., in the Brewery District.

The city's Historic Preservation Commission – in conjunction with the Common Council and Mayor Tom Barrett – bestows thee awards upon individuals and organizations for outstanding contributions to historic preservation and heritage education and advocacy in the city.

This year's winners include:

The awards ceremony – which will also include the presentation of recognition plaques for properties of special importance to the African-American community and the Civil Rights Movement – is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served.


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