Recipients of 2016 Governor's Heritage Honor Awards Announced
May 1, 2016
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(Phoenix, AZ - May 18, 2016) - The 2016 Historic Preservation Conference Planning Partners have announced the recipients of the Governor's Heritage Honor Awards that will be presented at the 2016 Historic Preservation Conference https://azpreservation.com/ at the Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport Hotel, 4300 East Washington Street in Phoenix, on June 10, 2016 at 12 p.m.
The Preservation Awards Luncheon is the signature event of the 14th Annual Arizona Historic Preservation Conference. Since 1982, the Arizona Preservation Foundation and Arizona State Historic Preservation Office/Arizona State Parks have collaborated to present the Governor's Heritage Preservation Honor Awards. These awards recognize people, organizations, and projects that represent outstanding achievements in preserving Arizona's prehistoric and historic resources.
The mission of the Governor's Heritage Preservation Honor Awards is to:
* 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.
2016 AWARD WINNERS:
Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, Tucson Contact: Allen Dart, Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 520-798-1201
Transcanyon Water Line Documentation Project, Grand Canyon Contact: James Steely, SWCA Environmental Consultants, 602-274-3831
Ong Yut Geong Wholesale Warehouse Rehabilitation, Phoenix Contact: Martin Ball, CCBG Architects, Inc., 602-258-2211
Rehabilitation of 1890's Adobe Row House, Tucson Contact: Randy Oden, Oden Construction, 520-429-0293
Empire Ranch Adobe Hay Barn Stabilization, Sonoita Contact: Teresita Majewski, Statistical Research, Inc., 520-721-4309
Sun Mercantile Building Rehabilitation, Phoenix Contact: Martin Ball, CCBG Architects, Inc., 602-258-2211
Professional Building Rehabilitation, Phoenix Contact: Eugene Bowar, CSM Phoenix Downtown, LLC, 612-395-7056
Milagro Arts Center Rehabilitation, Prescott Contact: Kristen Densmore, Milagro Arts Center, 928-237-9402
Rose Eisendrath House Rehabilitation, Tempe Contact: Kim Knotter, Rio Salado Foundation, 480-473-0245
De Soto Building Rehabilitation, Phoenix Contact: Robert Graham, Motley Design Group Architects, 602-254-5599
GRAND HONOR AWARD WINNER:
The Grand Award Winner is selected by Governor Doug Ducey from the 2016 Honor awardees, and will be announced at the close of the award ceremony. Governor Ducey is not expected to be in attendance. Huh?
In addition, the Governor's Archaeological Advisory Commission's (GAAC) Awards in Public Archaeology will also be awarded at this luncheon. They will be announced later this month.
For more information visit the conference website at azpreservation.com or contact the Arizona Historic Preservation Office at (602) 542-4009 or visit AZStateParks.com.
(Publishers Note: Please check out other articles referring to Gov. Ducey's plans to eliminate the Arizona State Parks Board of Directors and how the Heritage Fund has been adversely affected over the years.)