Excellence Awards Nomination Form

The Wisconsin Association of Historic Preservation Commissions
is accepting nominations for its
2022 Historic Preservation Excellence Awards.

 

 

The Wisconsin Association of Historic Preservation Commissions is now accepting nominations for its Historic Preservation Excellence Awards.

Each year WAHPC issues Awards of Excellence at its Annual Meeting and Conference to deserving projects throughout the state. Be sure to include a narrative description of the project, available photographs (in jpg or jpeg format only), and copies of available supporting documentation. Please provide us contact information for your award nominee, so that we may contact successful awardees before the Annual Meeting and Conference.  Award certificate presentation to be announced.

 

The Award Categories are:

 

Identification and Designation

This award would go to a historic preservation commission that sponsored a significant architectural or archaeological survey, the nomination of a property (or properties) to the State and National Register of Historic Places, or designation as a local landmark.

 

Economic Redevelopment/Revitalization

This award would go to a private non-profit group or historic preservation commission that used accepted preservation practices as tools in revitalizing an area or district.

 

Restoration/Rehabilitation

This award would go to a private non-profit organization, historic preservation commission or individual for the significant restoration or rehabilitation of a local historic property.

 

Historic Preservation Commission

This award would go to a historic preservation commission that, through the exercise of its project review authority, made a significant difference in the outcome of a particular property or project.

 

Advocacy

This award would go to either a historic preservation commission, a private historic preservation organization or individual for advocacy work that had a real and beneficial impact on the local community.

 

Nominations must be received by April 4, 2022.  Awards will be presented at WAHPC’s Annual Meeting and Conference in Marshfield, Wisconsin, in person or virtually on Friday, April 29, 2022.

 

WAHPC 2021 Awards: Category One, Identification and Designation Award of Excellence to Allen Buechel and City of Madison; Category Two, Economic Redevelopment/Revitalization Award of Excellence no nominations; Category Three, Restoration/Rehabilitation Award of Excellence to Sartori Company and 101 W Main, LLC and Brick House and Karen Frame and Nick Backhauso and Susan Van Houwelingen and Oshkosh Housing Authority; Category Four, Historic Preservation Commission no nominations; Category Five, Advocacy Honorable Mention to Tim Haahs, Janesville Historic Preservation Commission.