Preservation Achievement Awards
To honor outstanding work in its field, the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance will present its annual Preservation Achievement Awards on May 7 at the Concord City Auditorium. 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 program runs from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and will also feature remarks from Terie Norelli, Speaker of the House, traditional music by the Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki Trio and a tribute to Rick and Duffy Monahon.
Directions to the Concord City Auditorium: The “Audi” is easy to reach from any direction. If arriving from the North or South on Interstate 93, use exit 14, then travel West on Loudon Rd (turns into Center Street once you cross N. Main St.) toward downtown.
Drive straight across N.Main St, proceed two more blocks and turn left onto Green St. Prince St. will then be your first right, between the City Library and City Hall.
Parking is limited to metered street parking and parking garages. Remember to bring quarters for the parking meters! For a city parking map, visit http://www.onconcord.com/Police/PE_map.asp
"We welcome this opportunity to recognize outstanding projects and people while inspiring others,” said the Preservation Alliance’s Executive Director Jennifer Goodman. The Preservation Alliance has presented 180 awards during the past 23 years for achievements such as PSNH’s and PC Connection’s renovations of historic buildings for corporate headquarters, 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.
Award program sponsors to date include Sheehan, Phinney, Bass + Green and The Common Man Family, The Duprey Companies, and TMS Architects as well as CMK Architects, PA, Great Bridge Properties, Hawk Planning Resources LLC, Hutter Construction, Ingram Construction Corporation, North Branch Construction, Inc., Scully Architects, Tate & Foss Sotheby's International Realty, and TNT Electrical Contractor LLC.
“We will continue to highlight the most innovative preservation projects and inspiring champions in the state,” said Ken Viscarello, chairman of the Preservation Alliance, “these projects are so important to the character of our communities and our state’s economic vitality.”