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To honor outstanding work in its field, the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is seeking nominations for its annual Preservation Achievement Awards.  The awards recognize individuals, organizations, or businesses in the categories of restoration and stewardship, rehabilitation and adaptive use, compatible new construction, public policy, and educational and planning initiatives.  The deadline for submissions is March 24, 2023. Nomination materials are at www.nhpreservation.org, or can be secured by emailing [email protected]. 

Individuals, organizations and businesses are invited to submit nominations. Applications are available for construction projects or education, planning or advocacy initiatives. The awards will be presented on May 19th at the Preservation Alliance’s statewide conference in Claremont.  

“We welcome this opportunity to recognize outstanding work and inspire others,” said Jennifer Goodman, the Preservation Alliance’s executive director. 

Recent winners include building mover Richard Geddes, architect Christopher Williams, craftsman John Schnitzler and high school teacher Eugene Reid as well as revitalizations of the Colonial Theater in Laconia, Parker Noyes Building in Lancaster, Chase’s Mill in Alstead and the Woman’s Club in Concord.

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Other past winners include the restoration of the Acworth Meetinghouse, Gorham Town Hall and the Gregg Free Library in Wilton, the rescue of Daniel Webster Farm in Franklin and the Wentworth-by-the-Sea hotel in New Castle, residential property revitalizations by NeighborWorks Greater Manchester, the re-use of the Plymouth Railroad Station, the proactive policies of the Lighthouse Kids, Gunstock Mountain Resort and Gunstock Mountain Historic Preservation Society, and the Troy, Moultonborough and Goffstown heritage commissions.   

Contact 603-224-2281 or [email protected] with any questions.  

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance strengthens communities and local economies by supporting and encouraging the revitalization and protection of historic buildings and places.