FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 2017
Contact: Quin Thompson
City Planning Division
Seeking Nominations for City’s 2018 Historic Preservation Awards
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The City of Fayetteville is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 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 Quin Thompson at 479-575-8327 or firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Monday, April 9 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.