SHPO Awards: Nominations Sought for Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation

Ceiling detail, Fox Theater Spokane (2007 award recipient) / Photo: Fox Theater Spokane

The state Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) is seeking nominations for the 20th Annual Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation.  This awards program recognizes persons, organizations, and projects that have achieved distinction in the field of historic preservation.  Award recipients will be recognized at a ceremony held during National Historic Preservation Month, May 2010.  The ceremony is sponsored by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation and will take place on Tuesday, May 4th, 3:00 to 6:00 pm in the Columbia Room of the Legislative Building on the Capitol Campus in Olympia.

Nominations can be made in one of the following categories:  historic preservation planning, historic property rehabilitation projects, career achievement, public education, stewardship, special achievement and media.

The deadline for submitting nominations to DAHP is Friday, March 5, 2010.

For the nomination form and guidelines, go to DAHP’s website.