Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Nominations Sought for 2018 Preservation Awards

valcour brewing coAdirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH), the historic preservation organization for the region, has opened nominations for its 2018 Preservation Awards

These annual awards recognize sensitive restoration, rehabilitation, and adaptive reuse of historic structures throughout the region, as well as individuals who have promoted historic preservation and community revitalization consistent with AARCH’s mission. 

Projects of all sizes and scopes are eligible for consideration. The deadline for nominations is July 1, 2018. A celebration of the 2018 award winners will be on November 2, 2018, at a luncheon at Valcour Brewing Company, a 2017 Preservation Awards recipient for the sensitive restoration and rehabilitation of Plattsburgh’s Old Stone Barracks.

In addition to Valcour Brewing Company, last year’s Preservation Awards recipients included Wiawaka Center for Women (Lake George) for their restoration of the 1903 Wakonda Lodge; Deer’s Head Inn (Elizabethtown) for the restoration and rehabilitation of their 1808 building; Friends of Stillwater Fire Tower (Webb) for the restoration of the Stillwater Fire Tower; Round Lake Camp (Woodgate), for the long term stewardship of the historic Masonic Youth Camp; Richard Longstreth for his work to create and publish A Guide to Architecture in the Adirondacks; and Michael Frenette, for his restoration work at Camp Santanoni over nearly twenty years.

To nominate a project or for more information regarding the awards or nominations process, contact Mary Cirbus, AARCH Preservation Services Director, at (518) 834-9328 or A list of past winners and projects is available on AARCH’s website.

Photo of Valcour Brewing Company provided.

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