2009 Awards

Award-Winning Preservation: Centennial Exposition Building Reborn as Children's Museum

Posted on: January 21st, 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 videos highlighting 2009's winners.

Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall, Philadelphia, Pa.Memorial Hall, one of just two buildings remaining from the Centennial Exposition of 1876, was transformed into a luminous new home for Please Touch Museum, an award-winning learning center for children. Learn more »

Do you know of a deserving individual, organization, agency, or project? We are now accepting nominations for the 2010 National Preservation Awards. Click here for more information.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

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National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded non-profit organization, works to save America's historic places.

Award-Winning Preservation: Local Union Restores Cleveland Mansion

Posted on: January 19th, 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 videos highlighting 2009's winners.

Southworth Mansion, Cleveland, OhioWhen prominent businessman William Palmer Southworth constructed his lavish Italianate mansion in 1879, he spared no expense.  Nearly 130 years later when Laborers Union Local 860 lovingly returned the building to its original splendor, history repeated itself.  Learn more »

Do you know of a deserving individual, organization, agency, or project? We are now accepting nominations for the 2010 National Preservation Awards. Click here for more information.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

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National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded non-profit organization, works to save America's historic places.

Award-Winning Preservation: Detroit's Book Cadillac Hotel is Reborn

Posted on: January 14th, 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 ninth in a series of videos highlighting 2009's winners.

Book Cadillac Hotel, Detroit, Michigan
When it opened in 1924, Detroit's Book Cadillac Hotel was, at 33 stories, the tallest hotel in the world. Closed for more than two decades, the hotel has been lavishly reborn after a 3-year, $180 million renovation. Learn more »

Do you know of a deserving individual, organization, agency, or project? We are now accepting nominations for the 2010 National Preservation Awards. Click here for more information.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

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National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded non-profit organization, works to save America's historic places.

Award-Winning Preservation: Battlegrounds of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes

Posted on: January 11th, 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 eighth in a series of videos highlighting 2009's winners.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado
In the 1860s, U.S. military troops attacked peaceful encampments of Cheyenne and Arapaho. More than 140 years after the carnage, both battlegrounds are National Historic Sites thanks in large measure to tribe members who would not let their history be forgotten. Learn more »

Do you know of a deserving individual, organization, agency, or project? We are now accepting nominations for the 2010 National Preservation Awards. Click here for more information.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

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Award-Winning Preservation: The Danish School in St. Croix

Posted on: January 7th, 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 seventh in a series of videos highlighting 2009's winners.

The Danish School, Frederiksted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I.
The Caribbean island of St. Croix's rich and culturally-diverse history is proudly displayed in the Danish School, built in 1799. Poorly renovated over the years and nearly destroyed by Hurricane Hugo, the building has now been gloriously restored. Learn more »

Do you know of a deserving individual, organization, agency, or project? We are now accepting nominations for the 2010 National Preservation Awards. Click here for more information.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

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National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded non-profit organization, works to save America's historic places.

Award-Winning Preservation: Saving the Gutierrez-Hubbell House

Posted on: January 4th, 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 sixth in a series of videos highlighting 2009's winners.

Gutierrez-Hubbell House, Bernalillo County, N.M.
The 1840's era Gutierrez-Hubbell House served for 150 years as the home of James and Juliana Gutierrez-Hubbell and their descendants. When it was threatened by inappropriate development, local residents and county officials came together to restore the home for use as a museum.  Learn more »

Do you know of a deserving individual, organization, agency, or project? We are now accepting nominations for the 2010 National Preservation Awards. Click here for more information.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

National Trust for Historic Preservation

National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded non-profit organization, works to save America's historic places.