Georgia Trust seeks nominations for 2016 Preservation Awards

Know of a preservation project or an individual who has made major contribution to the field of historic preservation?

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation wants to hear from you.

The trust is is seeking nominations for its 2016 Preservation Awards, designed to honor those projects and people keeping the state’s history alive. Awards are based on the contributions of the person or project to the community and/or state and on compliance to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.

The submission deadline is Nov. 16 and winners will be announced in April 2016.

Categories include:

  • Excellence in Rehabilitation awards recognize projects that make compatible use of a building through repair, alterations or additions while preserving its historic value.
  • Awards for Excellence in Restoration recognize exemplary restoration of historic structures. An accurate restoration project depicts the form, features and character of a historic building as it appeared at a particular period of time.
  • The Stewardship award recognizes those who have ensured the preservation of historic properties through long-term care and maintenance, stabilization, protection or continuous family ownership.

To nominate a person or project or to get more information go the trust’s website at www.georgiatrust.org or call 404-885-7817.

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