The Downtown Lexington Corp. announced the winners of its 2010 Awards of Excellence on Friday. The awards will be presented at a luncheon on Dec. 6. They are:
■ Urban Innovation Award: Sts. Peter & Paul Schools for their "strong presence and forward-thinking programs, facilities and activities," according to a statement.
■ Landscape and Streetscape Award: Fifth Third Bank for the financial support to create the Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside.
■ Leadership Achievement Award: Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and Mayor Jim Newberry.
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■ Perfect Partner Award: Austin Simms of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Housing Authority.
■ Outstanding Individual Award: P.G. Peeples, most notably of the Urban League.
■ Smiley Pete Awards: LexTran's COLT Trolley and Horse Mania 2010 received the awards, which are given to organizations or people that have a great impact on how people feel about downtown.