Save the Date!
Save the Date for Preservation Kentucky’s 2018 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards!
The awards are named after Kentuckians who have a long service of dedicated volunteer and/or professional time devoted to preserving Kentucky’s architectural, cultural and prehistoric heritage, and underscore the economic development, aesthetic and quality of life benefits of historic preservation.
There is no restriction for the beginning or start date of a project.
Edith S. Bingham Excellence in Preservation Education
For preservation educators, projects, or programs that have demonstrated excellence in traditional or nontraditional educational arenas.
Linda Bruckheimer Excellence in Rural Preservation Award
For those devoted to preserving Kentucky’s rural heritage with special consideration given to small towns with a population less than 10,000.
Christy and Owsley Brown Excellence in Public Service to Preservation
For public officials or civil servants who have demonstrated leadership in preservation policy on the local, state and/or national level.
Helen Dedman Excellence in Preservation Advocacy
For advocates, volunteers and/or professionals who have shown great commitment of time and resources to furthering historic preservation across the state.
Barbara Hulette Excellence as Young Preservationist
For those under the age of 40 who have demonstrated exceptional leadership in historic preservation endeavors.
Patrick Kennedy Excellence in Preservation Craftsmanship
For craftsmen/women who have demonstrated exceptional skills and restoration techniques.
David L. Morgan Excellence in Kentucky Historic Preservation Tax Credit
For commercial and residential projects that have demonstrated excellence in rehabilitation using Kentucky’s State Historic Preservation Tax Credit.
Ann Early Sutherland Excellence in Green Preservation
For leaders who have made a strong connection between the preservation of historic places and environmental concerns, and understand the relationship between the preservation of our built environment and our natural environment.
Preservation Kentucky Excellence in Kentucky Cultural Heritage
For an organization, site or attraction that has preserved and advanced Kentucky’s architectural, cultural and social history through dynamic interpretation and the promotion of historic resources that contribute significantly to our tourism industry and the preservation of our heritage.