The Fayetteville Historic District Commission last week announced its 2014 Historic Preservation Awards honoring projects, organizations and individuals that displayed an outstanding commitment to historic preservation in Fayetteville during the past year.
Awards were presented to:
Best 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. Recipients of this award will have maintained or carefully rehabilitated the historic character of the structure or site.
- The Butt Family – Deepwood House (4697 W. Finger Road)
- Bob and Patty Besom – Tharp House (15 N. West Ave.)
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.
- Tiffany King and John Cooper – “Oak Cemetery: A Forgotten Place” documentary
- Frank Sharp – Mount Kessler Reserve
Partner in Preservation
- Kate Johnson – Director, Clinton House Museum (930 W. Clinton Drive)