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2015 Arizona Governor’s Heritage Preservation Honor Awards Announced
University of Arizona Old Main Rehabilitation Project Receives Grand Award
• Promote public awareness of historic preservation in the state of Arizona.
• Publicly recognize the varied contributions by volunteers, professionals, organizations, and agencies to promote the goals of historic preservation.
• Identify and recognize educational, community, non-profit, and private-sector heritage projects that demonstrate excellence in design and execution.
“For the past 33 years, Arizona State Parks, State Historic Preservation Office, Arizona Preservation Foundation, and Office of the Governor have been honored to review the achievements of each nomination and help showcase Arizona’s amazing history and culture through the eventual award recipients. Today’s honorees represent the best of what has been achieved in preservation this year,” noted James Garrison, Arizona State Historic Preservation Officer.
The 2015 honorees are:
• Angel Delgadillo, Preservation Advocate, Seligman
• Annual Tour of Historic Florence
• Fort Lowell Park Officers Quarters, Tucson
• Fort Verde State Historic Park Volunteer Program, Camp Verde
• Lauren Allsopp, Preservation Advocate, Scottsdale
• Negrette House Rehabilitation Project, Williams
• Old Adobe Mission Rehabilitation Project, Scottsdale
• University of Arizona Old Main Rehabilitation Project, Tucson
• Yavapai County Courthouse Rehabilitation Project, Prescott
The Office of the Governor selected the Grand Award winner – the University of Arizona’s rehabilitation of Old Main in Tucson – from the nine honorees. The awards luncheon and ceremony took place on Friday, May 15 as part of the 13th Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference on the campus of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.
For more information:
• Past Award Recipients ~ http://azpreservation.org/
• Arizona State Parks ~ http://azstateparks.com
Page Updated Last on: May 27, 2015