Renaissance Director Cindy Sholar said the Pride Award isn’t given out at a particular time, but is instead given whenever the design committee decides to award one. This time, they decided to honor the Swartz house, which is 4,600 square feet and was originally built in 1879.
“To me, this is the crown jewel of Main Street,” Bailey said.
Debbie said they moved into the house in 1987 and have been trying to keep it up ever since. She that it has been a “real joy” to work on it, although it has been a never-ending process.
“I call it a work in progress,” she said.