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Nominations Encouraged For The 2013 City of Fayetteville Preservation Awards


Nominations are being accepted for the City of Fayetteville Preservation Awards. The Historic District Commission will present Preservation Awards to honor projects, organizations, and individuals that have displayed outstanding commitment, practice, and leadership in preservation in Fayetteville, Arkansas. If you are interested in nominating a candidate for any of the awards, please contact Andrew Garner at (479) 575-8267 or to obtain a nomination form or additional information. Self nominations are welcome, and electronic submittals are encouraged. The deadline for nominations and supporting material is Monday, April 1st at 5:00 p.m. The two types of awards are:

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 sympathetically maintained or carefully rehabilitated an old building fabric on a project.

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.