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Historic Preservation Awards Nominations Accepted Through April 22

Historic Preservation Awards Nominations Accepted Now Through April 22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 14, 2019

 

MEDIA CONTACTS

Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152

Stacy Ellifritt, Media and Communications, stacy.ellifritt@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2005

 

Historic Preservation Awards Nominations Accepted Now Through April 22

 

The Tacoma Landmarks Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for the 2019 Historic Preservation Awards. The awards celebrate the best in preservation projects and programming.

 

The categories include Residential Renovation, Commercial Renovation, Leadership in Preservation, Organization(s) in Preservation, Community Engagement/Events, Landmark Nomination, Broadening Perspectives (awareness of under-documented or represented historical narratives), and Heritage/Legacy Businesses.

 

Nominations are being accepted now through the Historic Preservation Awards Nominations form until Monday, April 22, 2019. 

 

The awards ceremony and reception will be on Friday, May 24, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Courthouse Square (1102 A St.). The keynote will feature speaker Danica Miller, Ph.D., from the University of Washington Tacoma’s Social and Historical Studies Program. Following the keynote speaker, there will be a tour of Courthouse Square. The event is free and open to the public with refreshments provided.

 

For more information, contact Historic Preservation Coordinator Lauren Hoogkamer at lhoogkamer@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5254. 

 

 

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