Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH), the region’s private, nonprofit historic preservation organization, will present its annual Preservation Awards on Friday, November 2nd, to several recipients that exemplify the extraordinary stewardship of individual historic properties and ongoing preservation work in communities across the Adirondacks.
The recipients of the 2018 AARCH Preservation Awards are:
Hotel Saranac, owner Roedel Companies, for the restoration and rehabilitation of this iconic 1927 grand hotel (Village of Saranac Lake).
Westport Town Hall, Town of Westport, for the restoration this building originally constructed in 1928 (Westport, Essex County).
Moss Ledge, owners Michael and Wendy Lincoln, for the restoration and rehabilitation of this William Coulter-designed camp on Upper Saranac Lake (Franklin County).
Seven Gables Antiques, owner Audrey Miller, for the rehabilitation and stewardship of this former 1927 gas station (Onchiota, Town of Franklin).
Ticonderoga High School Auditorium, Ticonderoga School District, for the restoration of this historic auditorium (Ticonderoga, Essex County).
Pat Benton, for her long-term stewardship of The Hedges on Blue Mountain Lake (Blue Mountain Lake, Hamilton County).
Tapawingo, owner Margo Fish, for long-term stewardship (Town of North Elba, Essex County).
The Annual Awards Luncheon will be held at Valcour Brewing Company in Plattsburgh (49 Ohio Avenue, Plattsburgh). Their facility at the former Old Stone Barracks was the recipient of an AARCH Preservation Award in 2017.
Tickets are $50 per person and include a pub lunch of locally-sourced fare. Reservations are required and may be made by calling AARCH at (518) 834-9328; by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or by visiting their website.
Photo of The Hedges on Blue Mountain Lake provided.