Deming Building receives WEDC recognition
For the Hub City Times
MADISON – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) recently recognized the best downtown revitalization projects of 2020 at the 30th Wisconsin Main Street Awards ceremony held April 21.
Among the recipients was the Marshfield Deming Building.
“The projects our state’s Main Street programs develop help our small businesses innovate and thrive even a during a pandemic,” said Missy Hughes, secretary and CEO of WEDC. “Successful Main Street programs bring the whole community together through partnerships with businesses, government and WEDC. From historic preservation to new business development, these projects keep Wisconsin’s main streets vital.”
The Deming Building received the “Best Interior Renovation Over $50,000,” along with Haute the Luxe Bridal and Beauty House, in Beloit.
Chris and Erin Howard are owners of the Deming Building.
The building is home to multiple Marshfield businesses, including MoJo’s and the Hub City Times, and is located on the corner of Second Street and South Central Avenue in downtown Marshfield.
Wisconsin Main Street is a community development program administered by WEDC that targets Wisconsin’s historic commercial districts. WEDC provides technical support and training to the 35 Main Street communities to help them revitalize their business districts based on guidelines developed by the National Main Street Center.