TEMPLE, TX — The Santa Fe Plaza and Santa Fe Market Trail in Temple have been recognized by the Texas Downtown Association as one of the best improvement projects in Texas.
The two locations were named the "Best Public Improvement" in a city with a population of more than 50,000.
“The Santa Fe project was a huge milestone in the development and revitalization of the landscape of Downtown Temple,” Temple City Manager Brynn Myers said. “It has brought jobs, increased foot traffic and really been a beautiful addition to our city that our residents and visitors just love.”
Five other Temple-based projects, businesses and non-profit agencies were also named as finalists in various categories, including:
- Best New Construction: Temple Business Center Building
- Best Downtown Business: The Hub
- Best Downtown Business: H5B3, LLC
- Best Downtown Partner: Academie Musique of Central Texas
- Best Digital Promotion: Virtual First Friday
“We are so proud of our downtown landscape,” Myers said. “From the businesses to the projects and events, Temple has a great deal to be proud of and having five finalists showcased with some of the best projects from around the state shows that.Congratulationsto each of them.”