Philadelphia is filled with unique storefronts. We want to see your favorites for the 2018 Storefront Challenge!

The Department of Commerce, in collaboration with Community Design Collaborative, created the Storefront Challenge as a way to honor businesses who have worked to beautify and improve their facades. The storefronts chosen as winners will be honored during a DesignPhiladelphia event on Wednesday, October 4.

Award categories

  • Best Sign
  • Best Awning
  • Best Use of Paint
  • Best Window Display
  • Highest Impact for Lowest Cost
  • Best Historic Renovation
  • Biggest Transformation

To qualify, storefronts must have been renovated between October 2016 and September 2018.

Who can submit a nomination

Anyone! Business owners, community organizations, designers, customers, and more. You can nominate your own business, or one you admire.

Submissions are due by September 7, 2018.