Tuesday, August 01, 2006

The 2006 Preservation Awards

The Cleveland Restoration Society annouced the 2006 Preservation Awards

On Thursday, July 20, 2006 the Cleveland Restoration Society announced the winners of its 2006 Preservation Awards at the "Celebration of Preservation." The awards recognize exemplary preservation projects and individuals who have made a significant, positive impact in Northeast Ohio.

This year the Society presented 12 awards:
Cleveland award recipients include the Bingham Building for Adaptive Use to Multi-Family Housing;
Josaphat Arts Hall and the Nottingham- Spirk Innovation Center for Adaptive Use of a Sacred Landmark;
the Idea Center at Playhouse Square for Community Revitalization;
John Hay High School
for Historic School Building Renovation;
Shiloh Baptist Church
for Sacred Landmarks Preservation and homeowners
Tony and Tracie Vitantonio
for Neighborhood Home Preservation.

Projects honored outside of Cleveland include:
First Congregational Church of Akron
for Sacred Landmarks Preservation;
the Brownstones at Derbyshire in Cleveland Heights for Adaptive Use of a Sacred Landmark;
Lorain Palace Civic Center
for Ongoing Stewardship of a Historic Property;

and homeowners David and Georgiana Gray of Cleveland Heights for Heritage Home Preservation.

The Society's Trustees Award for Preservation Achievement was awarded to the Howard M. Metzenbaum United States Courthouse.

(Photo Courtesy of ClevelandSkyscrapers.com)