Call for Nominations: 2015 Preservation Merit Awards

Preservation Austin’s 55th Annual Preservation Merit Awards honor visionary approaches to preserving our city’s unique architectural, cultural, and environmental heritage. By recognizing outstanding individuals, businesses, organizations, and institutions, we hope to inspire others to carry on this important work.

Projects must be located within the City of Austin and completed between January 1, 2013 and the nomination due date of August 7, 2015. Nomination submission is free and open to all.

Download the nomination form, due August 7, and additional guidelines here.

Preservation Awards honor the preservation, rehabilitation, and restoration of historic properties; outstanding infill which enhances the historic fabric; the preservation of a cultural landscape; and sustainability initiatives which respect a property’s historic character.  Stewardship Awards honor ongoing efforts to manage and maintain historic resources. Special Recognition Awards honor those who have exhibited leadership in preservation, including through craftsmanship; education; public service through advocacy, neighborhood preservation, or research; or outstanding media coverage of preservation issues.


Questions? Contact Programs Coordinator Lindsey Derrington at programs@preservationaustin.org or 512- 474-5198 ext. 7724.