Worcester Preservation Awards Nomination Form – Due September 28, 2018

Preservation Worcester, in partnership with the City of Worcester, is proud to introduce the Worcester Preservation Awards.  We invite you to send us your nomination(s).  Self nominations are encouraged.  The nomination categories are:

Residential Rehabilitation – Recognizes excellence in the sensitive preservation or rehabilitation of a privately owned, single-family residence that is owner occupied.

Commercial Rehabilitation – Recognizes excellence in the preservation or rehabilitation of a commercial building while retaining its historic integrity and character. This category includes adaptive reuse.

Stewardship – Recognizes an individual or organization that has demonstrated consistent and considerate maintenance of a property, and has shown commitment to its preservation.

Compatible Construction – Recognizes new construction that is visually compatible in mass, scale, and style with historic buildings in the immediate vicinity, and contributes to the preservation of a neighborhood.

Merit Award Recognizes preservation work involving other types of structures, such as bridges, monuments, fences, etc., as well as scholarly and educational contributions to the field of historic preservation.

Please keep in mind that the nomination MUST meet the following criteria:

Projects must have been completed within the last three years for Residential Rehabilitation, Commercial Rehabilitation, Compatible Construction, and Merit Award.

Properties must be located within the City of Worcester.

Additional materials may be requested in support of your nomination.  All projects will be evaluated based on the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.  Nominations will be evaluated by a jury comprised of representatives from the Board of Directors of Preservation Worcester, the Worcester Historical Commission, and AIA Central Massachusetts.

Click here to download a nomination form.