Evergreen Awards

Evergreen Awards


Nominations are accepted until May 31, 2019.

Award Ceremony

Wednesday evening, September 25, 2019.
The Mountlake Terrace Evergreen Awards recognize property owners and renters who take pride in their community by beautifying, renovating, and improving their homes, condominiums and businesses and adding features that promote sustainability.
Nominations are welcomed and encouraged from all community members. You can nominate your own property or one owned by someone else. Properties being marketed for sale and previous winners are not eligible.


Nomination forms are available by clicking here or email or pick up a brochure at the following Mountlake Terrace locations:   
  • Library, 23300 58th Avenue W, Mountlake Terrace
  • Recreation Pavilion, 5305 228th Street SW, Mountlake Terrace
  • Interim City Hall Lobby, 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 200
Please include:
  • Category
  • Address of the property
  • Owner name (if known)
  • Neighborhood (if known)
  • Why this property is nominated

Each property nominated is photographed from the front. If there are indoor sustainable features and/or special features in the back or side yard, please let us know, so that arrangements can be made to photograph those areas, as well. We also use photographs that show the condition of a property before improvements are made for transformation nominees.


Properties can be nominated for one of five award categories, based on their qualifying characteristics. This year we have added some new "rainscaping" elements to the program to recognize how homeowners are using landscaping to protect local creeks and lakes.


Best Maintained Residence

Homes consistently well kept with tidy and colorful landscapes and are assets to their neighborhoods.

Best Maintained Business

Business sites that have attractive landscaping, well-kept appearance, pleasing facade, and are assets to their neighborhoods.

Best Maintained Multifamily Property

Multifamily sites that have attractive landscaping, well-kept appearance, pleasing facade, and are assets to their neighborhoods.

Transformation Award

Homes that have recently been transformed and refreshed with new paint, landscaping or other significant improvements.

Sustainability Award

Residences, businesses and multifamily properties that add green features such as rain gardens, rain barrels, solar heating, natural cooling and native landscaping to help protect and preserve the environment and reduce their carbon footprint.
2018 Evergreen Winners

Honoring the Winners

A committee narrows the nominees and helps plan and host the awards ceremony in September. The ceremony includes a presentation of photographs of winners’ homes or businesses. Plaques and certificates will be presented to winners. Please take the time to view the 
Evergreen Award Scripts and also photos of winners.

2018 Evergreen Award Winners Presentation