Springfield architecture is getting a moment to shine. And for some lucky admirers, it's going to pay. "The Architecture Scavenger Hunt" will challenge participants to find small features in downtown buildings. "This is a fun, socially distanced activity for people of all ages, including families who are home-schooling or who need a change of pace from remote learning," said Ben Paoletti of Downtown Springfield, Inc. in a release. DSI is partnering with AIA Illinois, Illinois Realtors and Visit Springfield to host the events. There will be three hunts. The dates are Sept. 8, Sept. 22 and Oct. 6. The first 20 people to complete each hunt will receive $10 to be used at participating downtown businesses. Completed entries will also be entered into a drawing for larger increments of "downtown bucks" and other prizes. To participate, people can pick up clues from a DSI booth on the corner of Sixth and Adams streets on Sept. 8 from 4-7 p.m. Forms can also be picked up at the Visit Springfield Visitors Center (1 S. Old State Capitol Plz.) Wednesday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. More information is at: tinyurl.com/y3g56jkb

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