Historic Preservation Alliance Holds 2011 Awards

10 Nov

DCI”s Genevieve Zeman Sits on Judging Committee

The Historic Preservation Alliance (HPA) of Colorado Springs provides leadership, education and advocacy to preserve cultural heritage and revitalize neighborhoods. Each year they highlight excellence in preservation and cultural awareness at the Historic Preservation Alliance Awards Gala in Colorado Springs. This year’s awards were presented during the 10th annual awards banquet on Wednesday, October 26, at the beautifully restored Bemis Hall on the Colorado College campus. Nine projects were recognized this year in categories such as Stewardship, Historically Compatible New Construction, Compatible Landscape for a Historic Property, and Historic Civil Restoration.

The Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs recognized the following projects for 2011:

•    Award of Excellence for Compatible Landscape for a Historic Civil Property: Colorado College and their Van Briggle site enhancements.

•    Honorable Mention for excellence in a Compatible Landscape for a Historic Civil Property: The Navigators and their restoration of the courtyard of General Palmer’s Carriage House at Glen Eyrie

•    Award of Excellence for Historic Civil Restoration: UCCS restoration of the Heller Center for the Arts and Humanities.

•    Honorable Mention for Historic Civil Restoration: Colorado College and the restoration of Arthur House, also known as Edgeplain

•    Award of Excellence for Historically Compatible New Construction in a Commercial Project: Leo R. Gotlieb School.

•    Award for Excellence in a Historically Compatible Residential Renovation: Metzger Residence

•    Honorable Mention for Historically Compatible Residential Renovation: Mahony Residence

•    Award for Excellence in Stewardship: Maujean Residence

•    Honorable Mention for Stewardship: Warehouse Restaurant building Mural Project

The judging for this year’s competition was presided over by Cathleen Norman, Donning Company Publishers, and Genevieve Zeman, Downtown Colorado, Inc.

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