For Immediate Release
March 15, 2016
Contact: Andrew Garner
Planning DirectorCity Planning Division
City Seeking Nominations for 2016 Historic Preservation Awards
The Fayetteville Historic District Commission is accepting nominations for the City of Fayetteville’s 2016 Historic Preservation Awards. The commission presents annual awards to recognize projects, organizations, and individuals that have displayed outstanding commitment, practice, and leadership in preservation in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Awards are presented in two categories:
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.
If you are interested in nominating a candidate for any of the awards, please complete a nomination form or contact Andrew Garner by telephone 479-575-8262 or by email. Self-nominations are welcome and electronic submissions are encouraged. The deadline for nominations and supporting material is Friday, April 8, 2016 at 5 p.m.
Visit this webpage to learn more about the Historic District Commission and historic preservation in Fayetteville.