Media Release
Seeking Nominations for 2017 Historic Preservations Awards
For Immediate Release
 
March 22, 2017
 
Contact:
Andrew Garner
Planning Director
City Planning Division
479-575-8262
agarner@fayetteville-ar.gov
 

Seeking Nominations for City’s 2017 Historic Preservation Awards
 
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Fayetteville Historic District Commission is currently accepting nominations for the City of Fayetteville’s 2017 Historic Preservation Awards. The Historic District Commission will present Historic Preservation Awards to honor projects, organizations, and individuals that have displayed outstanding commitment, practice, and leadership in preservation in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
 
If you are interested in nominating a candidate for any of the awards, please complete a nomination form or contact Andrew Garner at 479-575-8262 or agarner@fayetteville-ar.gov to obtain a nomination form or additional information. Self-nominations are welcome, and electronic submittals are encouraged. The deadline for nominations and supporting material is Friday, April 7 at 5 p.m.
 
Awards are presented in two categories:
  • The Best Preservation Practices Award recognizes quality work and the practice of preservation technique in restoring, rehabilitating, preserving or reusing a building, site, structure, or landscape in the spirit of the Secretary of Interior's Standards. The recipient of this award will have maintained or carefully rehabilitated the historic character of the structure or site.
  • The Mayor's Award for Outstanding Service in Historic Preservation recognizes an individual's or organization's outstanding and exemplary service in historic preservation, which may include funding/fundraising for preservation, instructing others in the field of preservation, advocacy for the preservation and/or protection of historic structures or landscapes, and promoting public policies that advance the interest of preserving the cultural heritage and history of a community
 
Visit this webpage to learn more about historic preservation in Fayetteville and to view interactive maps with details about historic buildings and districts.

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