The Remington neighborhood was one of four first place winners, out of 71 competing communities, in the mayor's Clean Communities Competition.
The winners were announced Sunday after a six month competition the kicked off with the mayor's Spring Clean Up, according to a news release from the Department of Public Works.
The first place neighborhoods, one for each of the four city quadrants, received $5,000 and each of the four second place communities received $1,000 from Wheelabrator Technologies.
The communities were judge on criteria such as reduction in alley clean requests, increase in residents using trashcans with lids and increase in recycling.
NE Quadrant: 1st Place: Greater Greenmount Community Association, Inc.
2nd Place: Chinquapin Park Improvement Association, Inc.
NW Quadrant: 1st Place: Greater Remington Improvement Association
2nd Place: Reservoir Hill Improvement Council