2015 Awards

On May 12, 2015, Dennis Alan Andersen, a former Historic Seattle Council member and former Chair of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board, presented his thoughts on historic preservation in Seattle and announced the awards.

Trinity Parish Episcopal Church

Beth Chave Historic Preservation Award

Exemplary Stewardship

The Exemplary Stewardship Award went to Trinity Parish Episcopal Church for its longstanding dedication and deep passion for preservation throughout its stewardship of this historic stone church on First Hill. Photo: SMR Architects / William Wright Photography


Packard Showroom / Starbucks
Reserve® Roastery & Tasting Room

Best Adaptive Reuse Award

The Best Adaptive Reuse Award went to Starbucks for its outstanding achievement in the adaptive reuse of the former Packard Seattle auto showroom on Capitol Hill. Photo: Starbucks


Dunn Gardens

Preserving Historic Landscapes Award

The Preserving Historic Landscapes Award went to E. B. Dunn Historic Garden Trust for its respectful preservation stewardship of the work of the Olmsted Brothers, America’s leading landscape firm. Photo: E. B. Dunn Historic Garden Trust


Anhalt Apartment Building

Preserving Neighborhood Character Award

The Preserving Neighborhood Character Award went to the Anhalt Apartment Building project for preserving and converting the historic apartment building, and transforming the adjacent site with modern infill. Photo: MOHAI


Interurban Shelters Restoration,
Queen Anne
and Rainier Valley

Transporting through History Award

The Transporting through History Award went to the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) for the restoration of two former interurban shelters in the Queen Anne neighborhood and Rainier Valley. Photo: Eugenia Woo


The Friends of the
Conservatory, Volunteer Park

Community Advocacy Award

The Community Advocacy Award went to The Friends of the Conservatory, Volunteer Park for its tireless efforts in advocating for the restoration of the Volunteer Park Conservatory. Photo: Eugenia Woo


Shaping Seattle Architecture

Architectural Heritage Publication Award

The Architectural Heritage Publication Award went to the second edition of Shaping Seattle Architecture: A Historical Guide to the Architects, Second Edition (University of Washington Press) for its invaluable contribution to a deeper understanding of architects who helped shaped Seattle’s built environment. Photo: UW Press



Peggy Corley

Living Landmark Award

The Living Landmark Award went to Peggy Corley for her longstanding commitment and achievements in the field of historic preservation. Photo: MOHAI