The City of Tacoma’s Landmarks Preservation Commission recently announced the winners of this year’s Historic Preservation Awards.
The 2018 winners are:
- Residential Renovation – Born-Lindstrom House (Number 11 on list in link)
- Commercial Renovation – Union Club
- Commercial Renovation – Wagner Motors
- Leadership in Preservation – Dana Repp, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
- Organization in Preservation – Earthwise Architectural Salvage
- Community Engagement/Events – Trapped: Escape Fort Nisqually, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
- Preservation Planning, Policy, or Initiative – Lighthouse Station Properties Stewardship, Points Northeast Historical Society
- Landmark Nomination to be Recognized – Point Defiance Lodge
- Broadening Perspectives – “Dreams that Matter,” Tacoma Historical Society
- Heritage/Legacy Business – Johnson Candy Company
“Each year, the Landmarks Commission recognizes leaders in local preservation,” Historic Preservation Officer Reuben McKnight said. “This year, we’re excited to announce the wide array of preservation across the city.”
Winners will be honored at the Historic Preservation Month Reception and Awards Ceremony from 6-8 p.m., May 18 at Stewart Middle School in Tacoma. This event is free, open to everyone, and refreshments will be available.
Stewart Middle School students will guide a tour of the school’s freshly rehabbed building, which was a 2017 Historic Preservation Award recipient. An architect on the Stewart Middle School rehabilitation project, Jordan Kiel, will also speak about preserving and restoring the nearly century-old building.