Historic Preservation Award recipients announced

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The Landmarks Preservation Commission has announced this year’s Historic Preservation Award Recipients. The following recipients will be recognized at the annual Historic Preservation Month Reception and Awards on Friday, May 18, from 6 – 8 p.m., at Stewart Middle School.

The 2018 Historic Preservation Award recipients are:

  • Residential Renovation: Born-Lindstrom House, 224 N. Yakima
  • Commercial Renovation: Union Club, 539 Broadway
  • Commercial Renovation: Wagner Motors, 616 St. Helens
  • Leadership in Preservation: Dana Repp, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
  • Organization in Preservation: Earthwise Architectural Salvage
  • Community Engagement/Events: Trapped: Escape Fort Nisqually, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
  • Preservation Planning, Policy, or Initiative: Lighthouse Station Properties Stewardship, Points Northeast Historical Society
  • Landmark Nomination to be Recognized: Point Defiance Lodge, 5717 N. Roberts Garden Rd, Metro Parks Tacoma
  • Broadening Perspectives: “Dreams that Matter,” Tacoma Historical Society
  • Heritage/Legacy Business: Johnson Candy Company

“Each year, the Landmarks Commission recognizes leaders in local preservation,” said Historic Preservation Officer Reuben McKnight. “This year, we’re excited to announce the wide array of preservation across the city.”

The awards and reception is free and open to the public. Student leaders at Stewart Middle School will provide a tour of the newly rehabilitated school building, which won a 2017 Historic Preservation Award. Jordan Kiel, an architect on the project, will also speak about the process of adaptively reusing the almost-100-year-old building. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

For more information, visit cityoftacoma.org/HPEvents or contact Assistant Historic Preservation Officer Lauren Hoogkamer at lhoogkamer@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5254.

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