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Preserve Arkansas Seeking Awards Nominations

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Tuesday, July 17, 2018

LITTLE ROCK—Preserve Arkansas is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Arkansas Preservation Awards. Award winners will be honored at a ceremony and dinner in Little Rock on January 25, 2019.

Preserve Arkansas is excited to announce that Hot Springs architects Anthony Taylor and Bob Kempkes will be honored with the 2018 Parker Westbrook Award for Lifetime Achievement. Additional awards will honor outstanding preservation achievements, people who make a difference in their communities, and projects that inspire others to protect Arkansas’s special historic places.

Nominations will be accepted in twelve categories. Individual awards will recognize leading craftspeople, homeowners, volunteers, and professionals for their work. Themed awards will salute outstanding education and advocacy initiatives, community programs, and dedicated stewardship. Project awards will honor the restoration and rehabilitation of buildings and sites and compatible design in historic areas. Past honorees include architects, carpenters, and community leaders; museums, advocacy organizations, and neighborhood groups; and restorations and rehabilitations of historic schools, office buildings, post offices, courthouses, and bridges.

Members of the public are invited to submit nominations for eligible projects in the following categories:

-Outstanding Service in Neighborhood Preservation

-Outstanding Work by a Craftsperson

-Excellence in Preservation through Rehabilitation

-Excellence in Preservation through Restoration

-Excellence in Personal Preservation Projects

-Outstanding Achievement in Preservation Advocacy

-Outstanding New Construction in a Historic Setting

-Outstanding Preservation Reporting in the Media

-Ned Shank Award for Outstanding Preservation Publication

-Outstanding Achievement in Preservation Education

-Excellence in Heritage Preservation

-Parker Westbrook Award for Lifetime Achievement (to be awarded in January 2020)

To nominate a person, project, or program, visit www.PreserveArkansas.org to obtain a nomination form or nominate online, or request a nomination form by calling 501-372-4757 or emailing [email protected]. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on August 17, 2018.

Preserve Arkansas is the only statewide nonprofit advocate for the preservation of Arkansas’s historic places. Our organization is dedicated to building stronger communities by reconnecting Arkansans to our heritage and empowering people to save and rehabilitate historic places.



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