Sunday, June 26, 2016

Nominations Sought for 2016 Adirondack Preservation Awards

The Paradox House Retreat in Schroon LakeThe historic preservation organization Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) has opened nominations for its 2016 Preservation Awards. For the past 20 years, these annual awards have recognized sensitive restoration and rehabilitation efforts and adaptive reuse of historic structures that are consistent with AARCH’s mission of long-term stewardship.

Projects large and small in the Adirondack region that have been completed during the past two years are eligible for consideration. The deadline for nominations is July 20, 2016. Announcement of the 2016 award winners will be on October 3, 2016, at a luncheon at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex, a 2015 AARCH Preservation Award recipient.

In addition to the Grange Hall last year’s award recipients include The Sembrich in Bolton Landing, Analise Rigan and Merritt Hulst for the Paradox House Retreat (Schroon Lake), SUNY-ESF for the Masten House and Huntington Lodge (Newcomb), Reuben Smith, for Tumblehome Boatshop (Warrensburg), and Pam and Len Broiles for The Revival (Wells).

To nominate a project or for more information contact AARCH Program Director Karyn Norwood at (518) 834-9328 or A list of past winners and projects is available here.

Adirondack Architectural Heritage is a nonprofit historic preservation organization for New York State’s Adirondack region. AARCH was formed in 1990 with a mission to promote better public understanding, appreciation and stewardship of the Adirondacks’ unique and diverse architectural heritage.

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