Award-Winning Preservation: Tenacity Pays Off in Decade-Plus Fight to Save Iconic Bridge

Posted on: December 23rd, 2010 by National Trust for Historic Preservation

Each year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation celebrates the best of preservation by presenting National Preservation Awards to individuals and organizations whose contributions demonstrate excellence in historic preservation. This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting 2010′s winners.

Save Our Bridge, St. Augustine, Fla.
Award Type: Honor Award

St. Augustine’s iconic and graceful Bridge of Lions, built in 1927, was threatened with demolition and replacement when a tenacious group of local citizens mounted a massive lobbying campaign, resulting in the restoration of the quarter-mile span.


Do you know of a deserving individual, organization, agency, or project? We are now accepting nominations for the 2011 National Preservation Awards. Learn more »

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